I’d like to see a classic urban fantasy battle not in a cramped and litter-strewn alley, but in an open, chilly, wind-tunnel of a suburban parking lot. Continue reading
Okay, who else likes a good glossary with their fiction? Or even better, that and a bibliography? Continue reading
How is your world lit? By sun, moon, stars and fire? Candles and lanterns? Neon electric, or oni balefire? Continue reading
“Bandits don’t keep treasures where they ambush.” Ha-neul tossed down a rope. “Get up here, and let’s think.” Continue reading
Okay, now you guys get to see the earrings that gave me such a headache….
Zpoc this, end of the world that… why can’t we just have a good old-fashioned Undead Horde arising, terrifying the living because it’s an army that can’t be normally killed, instead of an existential threat to Life As We Know It?
No, seriously, why not? Continue reading
Okay, 3mm bugle beads are very very annoying.
Ahem. This may take a bit more explanation…. Continue reading
So, your Hero has a tragic past, isolating him from others, and has achieved unheard-of pinnacles of skill that set him even more apart-!
This is actually more Truth in Television than most people realize. Continue reading
No matter where in time and space you are, foods that taste like home make life so much better. There are a lot of American comfort foods that might be replicable in 1600s Northeast Asia, if you knew what you were doing. Off the top of my head, some classics include: apple pie, mac and cheese, jambalaya, spaghetti, hamburgers and French fries, and pizza. Continue reading
The girl stared back, tears tracking down through bits of mud on her face. She took a breath, nail moving back to scrape at wood with sheer determination, to poke and pry….
No, no, that board’s not big enough, you shouldn’t take it until you can get out! Continue reading