Posts Categorized: Writing

Spooky Story Drachtober

It’s that time again! Time for another STORY CHALLENGE! Since it’s October, of course, the theme has to be SPOOKY STORIES. But this year, for an additional challenge (and because I’m hosting the #Drachtober hashtag game over on facebook and twitter) there also has to be a mention of a DRAGON somewhere in your story…. Read more »

#Drachtober

I got the idea to host a hashtag game back when the Fellowship of Fantasy group did “Dragon Week.” But really, a single week for the coolest creature in fantasy fiction? We can’t let it go at that. Thus the idea of “Drach-tober” was born. (“Drach” meaning “Dragon” in German). I just wanted to share… Read more »

Pirates

Pirates. They are compelling in fiction. We love them. We root for them. We want to see them succeed. We want to see them redeemed. What is it about pirates? Perhaps it is the swashbuckling, swaggering way they walk through their stories, with confidence and aplomb we perhaps wish we had. Maybe it is that… Read more »