Ever seen the “it’s like [popular author/book]” lines on a blurb? In this post, I’ll talk about those – and why I think they are not good for the writer.Continue reading
Carrying a sword (or any other weapon) on the back is frequently seen in fantasy games and movies (and not limited to them). In this post, I’ll look into some parts of this.Continue reading
This will be a mixture of thoughts on the matter of book reviews – how they help authors and readers.Continue reading
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.
Here comes another post inspired by a discussion on Goodreads, this time about clichés. They are something advised against but can you avoid them completely? Can you use them well?
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.