The last book I’ve read in 2018 is a re-read of the very first self-published book I’ve read, back in 2016. This was a mixed-feelings return, for reasons I’ll mention later.Continue reading
With 2018 nearing its end, I decided to look back at my reading in 2018 and highlight books that became memorable for me.
Not so long ago, I made a post about how I see intimacy and sex scenes as a reader of fantasy literature – and what factors I see as important in redards to including such a scene. This time, I’ll share my thoughts as a writer.
Warning: potentially sensitive content inside this post.
Writers can do much with their imaginations. This includes various devices to help both sides of the conflict. These can be anything from small, useful things to devices that have a large-scale impact on what a character can do. They can even break a genre’s boundary, allowing something one could not normally do.
Some time ago, I wrote about how I see romance in fantasy both from reader and writer point of view, as well as some general thoughts about romance in relation to ending of the story. Today, I’m venturing into slightly more dangerous waters: intimacy in fantasy.
Warning: potentially sensitive content will be mentioned in this post.
This time, I am looking back at series I’ve abandoned and why I did so, excluding the series abandoned by the writers as this is about my choice to leave them be.