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?
A few weeks ago, I explored the 4 general plot trajectories for magic in fantasy novels. These ranged from magic as an accepted part of society to… Read more “Exploring Religion vs Science in Fantasy”
The outbreak of COVID-19 has forced a lot of change into peoples’ lives all over the world. For many of us, we are all staying home a… Read more “COVID Reading Discoveries”
Greetings, writing friends! I’m sorry for my absence the last few weeks. As we all know, the world has been a crazy place and with so many… Read more “Lessons Shared and Lessons Learned”
Nonfiction by day. Fiction by night. This is how I’ve seen myself for several years – almost as two separate people. Definitely as two separate writers who… Read more “Navigating Working From Home as a Writer During COVID-19”
Hi world! Things are pretty crazy right now, aren’t they? Wherever you are, I hope you are healthy, safe and happy. A lot of us have tons… Read more “Social Distancing Reading Recommendations”
Is there any storytelling device or character type that you try to avoid? What is it about that individual or thing that bothers you or what makes… Read more “Character Development: Children and Animals”
As an avid reader and someone who is not particularly constrained by genre/time period or author, I love to keep track of trends that I notice in… Read more “Literary Trend Spotting: Books about Books”
What did you feel like when you graduated high school? Were you relieved? Were you living in a small town and ready to escape to the big… Read more “Old friends, old flames and storytelling”
Storytelling is trendy, which is good news for all of us writers and storytellers! This week, I had the opportunity to guide a local nonprofit on their storytelling journey.