Posts Categorized: Writing

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 »

End of School Giveaway + Summer Reading Quest

Have you heard about the Summer Reading Quest over at the Fellowship of Fantasy? It’s a great program we’ve put together for young readers to enjoy this summer. Your young readers can request free books (some of our authors have volunteered to send a limited quantity of free paperbacks to requesting readers), or request that… Read more »

Interview with a Spook

I walk down Sweeps Alley, a small slip of paper in my hand until I find the right place. I am excited to be here, but also a little nervous. Based on what I’ve read, the Black Quarter isn’t the safest place, even in the daylight. The door is weathered and nondescript, the handle scratched… Read more »