Posts Categorized: Blogging Challenges

Know the Novel: October 2019

Know the Novel is a 3-part writers linkup series, one for each of these last three months of the year created by Christine Smith. Each part will feature 10 questions about your novel or how the writing is going! Here were are… on the very precipice of October, about to jump feet-first into November and all… Read more »

Interview with Marik and Raisa

The day started out cold and gray. Rain beat down against the windows of my house all morning long. But now the clouds have parted and turned to fluffy whiteness, the sun is shining, and all that remains of the long storm are a few puddles. Writing has been exceptionally difficult lately. With the busy-ness… Read more »

Tolkien Tag: Wrapping up the Tolkien-Related Fun

I absolutely couldn’t resist getting in one more Tolkien-related post before the end of September! I saw this tag written by Rose Marie @Only a Dream and thought to myself, “Why not?” Because you can never get too much Tolkien, right? 1. How did you first get into Tolkien? You can tell the whole story: was it through… Read more »

The Influence of Tolkien

I honestly can’t remember if my dad read us The Hobbit or The Chronicles of Narnia first. I’m pretty sure he read us The Hobbit more times… though even that, I’m not sure about. Either way, these were my very first forays into the realm of fantasy fiction, and both Tolkien and Lewis had a… Read more »