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 seen books with just a few characters and minimal world-building. I’ve seen authors who manage insane level of detail. There are advantages and disadvantages to both ends. Today, I’ll share my thoughts on them, based on my experience with reading and writing alike.Continue reading
In this post, I’m returning to the topic of character death. This time, I’ll focus on the impact a character’s death might have on the story.Continue reading
There are different games and different players. I see myself as someone who is best gripped by a game with a strong story. Yet, narratives in games have their limits. In today’s post, I’ll share my thoughts on narrative in games and what happens if those limits are met – or even exceeded.Continue reading
This will be the beginning of a mini series of posts about various aspects of character death in a story. In the coming posts, I’ll try to cover as much as I can – writer’s choices, plot impact, character impact, setting, and even avoiding death. I plan to release these posts every Sunday from now on. Now, let’s get this started.Continue reading
Did it ever happen to you that you’ve came across a word you’ve never heard before and had to come up with uses for it? To some, I think it did. When this happens to a writer, it could become an issue. Let’s have a look why.Continue reading
A month has passed and I have to admit, not much has changed for my writing since the last time I wrote this. Now, why is that?Continue reading
After almost a month of break, partially caused by the heatwave, I returned to reading, with the intent to read the last book of The Lost Prophecy series. And the readthrough was as awift as the pause was long.Continue reading