Posts Categorized: Blogging Challenges

Silmarillion Awards 2018: Update

Hello, fellow wanderers! It is now June, which is usually about the time we start looking forward to the Silmarillion Awards! However, this year we are making a slight adjustment. We are still having them! Never fear! But we are changing the dates. You see, usually we like to schedule them through July, ending near July… Read more »

Adventures and Episodes May 2018

Welcome to a much more timely edition of Adventures and Episodes! What a month May has been! Writing It’s been a great month for writing. I wrote 18,000 words in Turrim 3 this month. Half of those words I wrote over the week of Indie e-Con while running the word wars, which was super exciting! And… Read more »

Impressionism: Fight Scenes

Armies lining up on either side of a field. A jousting tournament. Two warriors circling each other, swords drawn. Arrows raining down on an enemy. Siege weapons. Epic fantasy battle scenes are thrilling to read. They are generally the big, exciting climax of the massive tome or series that a fantasy reader looks forward to. But… Read more »

Making it Realistic: Is Research Worth It?

Today’s genre for Indie e-Con is Historical Fiction. If you’ve followed me for any amount of time, you know I do not write Historical Fiction. For the most part, I don’t write stories set in our world at all! However, that doesn’t mean that I don’t have to know anything about history. On the contrary,… Read more »