Writing is hard. And despite being an avid consumer of fantasy fiction, crafting a magic system of my own has presented me with some difficulties.
The first line is important, so I’m taking a look at the opening lines for twenty-five of the most popular fantasy novels.
A discussion of the novel and the corresponding episode of the show – “The Kingsroad”.
I had this weird idea a while back and I thought it might be a fun way to kill an evening.
A discussion of the first 1/10th of the novel, and the first episode of the show – “Winter is Coming”.
While choosing a novel to write has been something of a struggle, I have been working on some short story ideas about the Inquisitor of Darrmun.
I’ve always found character sheets have made writing harder for me than they’ve made it easier.
I can’t write without music, and while I usually come up with a specific soundtrack for a project, there are some songs and osts that help get me into the zone no matter what I’m writing.
I mentioned these last year but I think they happen to be pretty good tips, so I’ve recapped them here for your writing convenience.
I haven’t missed a NaNo session (Camp or otherwise) in many years, so this decision comes with a heavy heart.