I promised my thoughts on monsters and now that I have given dragons their fair due I can move on to other creatures I've written about that go bump in the night. My favorite creation (thus far) has been the altaww'am. Illustration by: Sam Wood In the world of Jangbahar, the altaww’am is a creature capable of… Continue reading Monster of My Own Making
Welcome back to another edition of "Your Story." You can catch up on last week's episode here. If you're all caught up, scroll down and enjoy! How crazy is it to just pretend I don’t hear and ignore the knocking? Would they just go away? I squeeze my eyes shut and try one really hard… Continue reading Your Story-Romance Edition: Part Six
Illustration by Atriend Zabu Except that they are, at least in the literal sense in any case. Dragons are always epic and ferocious and perhaps that's why so many writers and artists enjoy creating their own version of this mythical beast. (You might have noticed my obsession.) But are dragons monsters? So yes, there is… Continue reading Dragons are NOT Monsters!
Hey y'all! Let's talk monsters and creepy humanoids. Isn't Fantasy great that it can play on the unnatural? Why do humans get frightened by things being different? This week on the blog we explore all things monsterly in the fantasy genre and why monsters are a necessary component! What's your favorite monster? Tell me in… Continue reading Monster Montage
Keeping up with the battle theme of this week I thought it would be fitting to end with the Border Wars: the giant battle that started the entire Dance of the Elements series. This short story was previously unavailable unless you purchased a Kindle copy of Ignited. I hope you enjoy! Border Wars Year 1341… Continue reading Meet the Character: Josper