“Get up, Get up you worthless servant!” Kevin coughed. His chest felt like it had been repeatedly beaten with a bat over a dozen times, then run over by a semi-truck for good measure. His blinked several times, but the haziness wouldn’t fade away. Was he knocked unconscious, and for how long? He tried to... Continue Reading →
“The Fifth Hero” – Chapter 4
Smoke bellowed from a large, shattered window three stories above the Noodle Shop. All the lights of the building went out, and the cartoon sign of the Diam had been thrown free, crashing atop a nearby car. Screams filled the air. The crowds turned and ran from the burning building—knocking each other over in a... Continue Reading →
“The Fifth Hero” – Chapter 1
This world… really sucks… Kevin gazed over the road as he turned left at the light, barely acknowledging the blaring horn from the truck he cut off. His hand felt numb to the touch of the searing wheel, set ablaze after sitting in the parking lot for two hours. The wind blowing through his driver... Continue Reading →
The Weln and the Gruun – Pastoral
In the western plains of Landia, the Weln live in service to the magical, ogreous Gruun.
The Fadites and the Fae – Horticulture
The Second of the five cultures I created for Cultural Anthropology. The Fadites. Enjoy 🙂 Back in the days before the collapse, it is said that only the elves had the capability of tapping into the Aetheric Flow. But there are several legends that speak of one man who could, Fadrix the Wizard. The... 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 →
Building Your World – In the Beginning was…
Discover how your world came to be, why it came to be, and why there is death.
Building Your World – Finding the Concept
Hey guys, I just came up with this new idea for this a fantasy world? Want to hear it? I know you do, here it is: Long ago, in a distant land, there lies a kingdom of men, elves, dwarves, and mages. A terrible evil lies to the north of the kingdom, a powerful lord... Continue Reading →
Building Your World – Intro
World Building tips from a novice exploring the craft.