To be honest, I did not think I’d get much done this month. And maybe that approach led me to actually write something when I expected just a bit of editing and hope to finally find a beta reader or two.Continue reading
Monthly Archives: July 2019
Death in writing: the ultimate punishment
Today, I’ll share my thought on using death sentence in writing, including the impact of setting and culture on the (dis)favor of death sentence.Continue reading
July hiking pt.2: Memories of 2010
I’ve covered two hikes in the previous post. I’m covering two more in this. Again, they have something in common. In this case, the link is in sandstone rock formations.
WARNING: The following post is long and contrains many photos of beautiful landscape*. Wieving this post might cause urges to travel and/or bursts of inspiration.
(*Beauty of landscape is subject to personal intepretation).
July hiking pt.1: Not far from the city
I went for a few hikes in July. While they all had one thing in common – rock formations – they were of two categories. The first one was about nice but forgotten places near a major city.Continue reading
Death in writing: character’s emotions
In this episode of my character death posts, I’ll touch the topic of emotional reactions.Continue reading
Books: thoughts about level of detail
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
Death in writing: impact on the story
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
Thoughts about storytelling in games
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
Death in writing: part one
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
Book thoughts: wordly fascination
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