The importance of reviews and tips for readers

This is something I should bring up more often, but if you’ve been following me you’ve surely realised by this juncture that I am not one to continuously be posting new content. Especially anything long-form like, say, a boring blog on the importance of leaving reviews for authors. But since you’re here and reading, allow … Continue reading The importance of reviews and tips for readers

World building

World-building is one of the cornerstones of successful fantasy writing. It sets the groundwork for your characters, your setting; your story as a whole. It enables the reader to fully engage with the story. In this, world-building isn’t purely about creating a planet or setting, but determining the politics and beliefs of the people, and … Continue reading World building

Alec

California, 2009 “Alright, tomorrow,” Alec called, slapping the top of his friend’s beat-up sedan as he jumped out, the chill of a fall evening greeting him.                 Practice had run late, though he knew his parents wouldn’t mind. He’d sent a message earlier warning them, though he hadn’t received a reply. He adjusted the heavy … Continue reading Alec