A slightly different post for today, a crossover for real history and fiction. Wars are often major parts in some types of books (Sci-Fi and Fantasy included) – and, sooner or later, both books and wars reach their end. The reality (which can be used well for fiction, as I’ll mention) may lead to a bitter ending that only leaves salt-filled wounds and a base for another conflict.Continue reading
In this post, I’ll look into some cases when Sci-Fi inspired my writing, despite the fact I’m writing fantasy.Continue reading
The final ‘episode’ of the blog posts on taking inspiration from the individual seasons comes. Let’s see what the autumn can do!Continue reading
A hike I went on in the mid-April had me thinking about the way the early spring’s bloom can evoke pleasant feelings and inspiration. So, I decided to take a deeper look at this. I’ll cover all the seasons in separate posts, starting today with winter.Continue reading
It’s been several years since I last visited a ZOO. Back then, I’ve decided the next time I do it, it’ll be in winter to have a bit different perspective. That single condition alone made it a wait of several years, though I was in no rush for that.Continue reading
This will be a crossover post about how I sometimes get inspiration for my story while walking through the hills. It might not be just the landscape, but anything. The weather could be a factor as well. Reading books can be good inspiration for duels or battles but for the atmosphere, just going out to the hills works better than anything else.
Nature is often magical. It’s good to have some inspiration just from walking around and being able to think, undisturbed. It’s even better when the landscape itself gives you ideas. Here are a few times it happened to me.Continue reading