Wow, it’s been a while… Have some sunlight through seas!
I am officially throwing in the towel and giving up on understanding the appeal of most romance, especially most paranormal romance. Don’t misunderstand me; there’s a fair amount of it out there that has decent plots, or at least the bones of same, Continue reading
Wei Wuxian drew in a deep breath, eyes narrowed at the golden glints off holy symbols, the faintest glow to poured water and incense smoke. The resentment in the river twitched and snarled, clumped and sprawled. Continue reading
In your world, what eats dragon bones? Continue reading
In an earlier post I mentioned the modern world ought to have more monsters, not less. But that doesn’t mean you have to make your monsters of modern origin. Places with old history, places with deep time, are an excellent source of potential monsters. Think of them as being like refugia; gingko trees surviving in temple grounds, Continue reading
When it comes to writing, I think it’s like exercising: whatever is most comfortable for you to use, and stick to writing with, that’s probably what you should do. Writing takes enough concentration out of the brain as it is. You don’t need to be fighting the distraction of the wrong font size Continue reading
Let’s take worldbuilding from the perspective of, you’re going to want specific environments for certain stories and scenes, and those settings will change what your characters are likely or able to do. I’m going to give you some examples from the Gulf Coast. Continue reading
Odd thought I had the other morning: advances in human technology and increased population should lead to more supernatural creatures, not less. Continue reading