Posts Categorized: Characters

Character Encounter: Brant

Today I’m once again participating in Kendra’s Character Encounters Blog Linkup. This month, we’re supposed to encounter a character at a car dealership. The sun beat down on the pavement with its normal summer intensity. The sort of intensity that makes me feel as though someone is pressing down on my shoulders with both hands… Read more »

Character Encounter: Seren

Today I am participating in Kendra’s marvelous Character Encounters blog link-up! We were supposed to meet a character at a playground, and were informed that it would be even better if we could work in a train. Luckily, we have a huge park near my house that has a kiddie train that circles the park,… Read more »

REGARDING BOROMIR

As promised, my post about the secret to getting a lot of attention simply by including “Boromir” in your post. It is no secret that I love Boromir. I love him in the movies (it helps that he’s played by Sean Bean, of course, who is one of my favorite actors, despite almost always playing either… Read more »

FANTASY NAMES

One reader asked the following question, and I’m going to address it today: Do fantasy books need crazy, unpronounceable names? How do you come up with yours? What are the meanings behind your names? Did any of the characters go through different names until you came up with “the right one”? Before I get started,… Read more »