It might be quite strange jumble as my blog is partly about reading books, partly about hiking and partly about writing. It might seem that this trio does not come together that much. Yet, for me, it does. In this post, I will share how.
I’ve shared several aspects of character death over the past few posts. Today, I’ll bring this series to and end by covering the situations where a character manages to escape death against all odds.Continue reading
The third book of Arenson’s Dawn of Dragons trilogy keep the pace – as well as the violence and blood flow – of the previous two books.Continue reading
While hiking is healthy and fun activity, there are things that can make it much less enjoyable. They came in all sizes and shapes, from within and without… Today, I’ll share my personal Top10 hiking annoyances. In no particular order.Continue reading
In today’s post, I’ll look into one of the most powerful storytelling tools: sacrifice. Since some parts are well-known and working, I’ll try to look some other aspects as well.Continue reading
Some authors go into very high level of detail. In this post, I’ll focus on a specific one: time measurment and calendars in works of fiction, focused on fantasy.Continue reading
Continuing my series of posts about character death, I’ll share my thoughts about burial customs – they are something that can show more about the (fictional) culture, their beliefs and traditions.
While death is almost inevitable in writing, not everyone will venture into what happens after. Sometimes, the story simply doesn’t give it a chance. Sometimes, it’d only be after the end and thus of little relevance. The reasons might be many. Yet, it’s something that has its place.Continue reading