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 →
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 →