My most recent blog posts…

The impact of COVID-19 and 2020 on contemporary storytelling

If 2020 hasn’t been wild enough, have you ever thought about what it will be like for authors who are writing stories SET in 2020 (in full or part) in the future? Will it be a central plot point in modern literature? Or will it be a timeframe that people avoid like the plague (pun intended)? Read more

The Role of Magic in Speculative Fiction Worlds

Are you familiar with the theory that there are only 7 basic plots and every story can be connected back to one of those basic premises? As I’ve been world building for my new project, I’ve been wondering if the same thing could be said about fantasy stories and the place that magic occupies within those stories.  Read more