Leafcutter bees are awesomely neat, but almost impossible to catch in the act. Still, they leave evidence behind.
We see them in fantasy art, videogames, and sometimes anime – SAO and Dog Days have a few. But I haven’t seen flying islands written into many fantasy books. Continue reading
Has been a hectic day, so… have some stray crossover worldbuilding thoughts.
The most visible obstacle in crossing Bleach and Darker than Black is the moon. Continue reading
There’s the advice to write what you know, and the further advice that if you can’t do that, then research enough to know what you write. But useful as those are, they leave out something critical Continue reading
Hmm. I think I’d give this 4 out of 5 – with the caveat that as a writer, I sometimes like things that do not work perfectly, so I can poke what works, what doesn’t, and what ideas/techniques I can either adopt or avoid like the plague. Continue reading
…If you thought you heard the sound of splintering balsa wood, shattering sugar-glass, and crashing cheap crockery, you’re likely not wrong. Continue reading