Let Them Eat Stake, by Sarah Zettel, is an interesting example of the second book in a series being noticeably better than the first.
In the first book, A Taste of the Nightlife, the author was trying to worldbuild and establish her characters at the same time; Continue reading
I never know everything about a world when I first write the story. Continue reading
…Like I said, it looks like it belongs in SF.
It was fox-wedding weather here a lot of the day. AKA “the witches are making cakes,” from Southern folklore. Sunny, with rain coming down. Continue reading
I think a lot of worldbuilding books start in the wrong place. They start with the world.
Currently on page 55 of what’s at the moment a 156 page draft in this edit run. In this section, besides the usual typos and changing up word choices and “what was I thinking”, Continue reading
In every person’s life, there comes a time when they have Had Enough. It’s just been one too many Emergencies, or family problems, or orcs tramping through the herb garden Continue reading