The Illusion Conundrum, Part V: Excerpt #2

He couldn’t remember a time before wind. Always, it had followed him. Through his childhood, adolescence, adulthood. The windlings were a race of people born from the very air itself, created from the swirling rage of the gods thousands of years ago.

While you’re waiting…[Novel excerpt]

Hello readers! Wanted to check in again today. I have a few things to report on BLOOD OF THE WINDMAKER, but I want to go through it again first before I make any decisions or commit to anything. So instead of an update on that front, I thought I would share a scene from my newContinue reading “While you’re waiting…[Novel excerpt]”

Inspiration, October 12

One of the most important things in fantasy literature is the idea of the hearty meal. The hobbits’ second breakfast comes to mind, and the Turkish delight enjoyed by Edmund upon meeting the White Witch, and every scene from Harry Potter that takes place in the Great Hall. Food is important in fantasy novels, andContinue reading “Inspiration, October 12”

Inspiration, October 11

My main character’s home city, Heredo, is situated on the banks of Lake Shiniren. Since I, too, currently live in a thriving city on the banks of a huge lake, I figured drawing from my own life would be efficient. I took this picture a few weeks ago when walking on the shore of LakeContinue reading “Inspiration, October 11”

Inspiration, October 10

Third installment in the architecture series . . . I’m on a roll apparently. This strikes me as a nice, quaint little village on the verge of winter. Something about it is . . . relaxing. The lone lamp post has always held significance for me. It’s the Lantern that welcomes Lucy to Narnia fromContinue reading “Inspiration, October 10”