Culture Creation – Lerofa

For my cultural anthropology class, I was asked to create five cultures based on the five adaptations a culture can have in terms of gathering food. For the foraging culture (hunters and gathers), I created the Lerofa, the descendants of an ancient empire of elves which collapsed some centuries ago, who now practice hunting and... Continue Reading →

Character Clash – Elantris

In honor of the recent release of the Elantris leather bound edition (and coincidently re-reading the book at the same time), I’m starting this first Character Clash with two characters, Hrathen and Dilaf. I’m finding that most writers like to avoid using religion in their stories and the ones that do usually paint it only... Continue Reading →

Shadows of Self – Review

Rating – 4.5/5 Ask any of my friends at college, and they will tell you I’m a huge Brandon Sanderson fan. The Mistborn Trilogy is my favorite set of books, and I’ve read all of his novels (except, that is, for the Stormlight Archives, a sin I soon hope to redeem). That being said, there... Continue Reading →

Getting into Character – Foils

Jake stared as the girl passed him. She wore high heels, a knee-high dress, and had wavy red hair that fell to her back. She gave him a wink. He didn’t stare at her legs because of attraction, rather he focused more on the precision of her steps and the distance between her strides. He... Continue Reading →

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