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A Slice of Advice

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A Slice of Advice This is a link to a video of me discussing two ideas that may help in your writing. If you have additional thoughts and ideas, I would love to hear from you!

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Ah the Villain

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Now we get to discuss another one of my favorite topics. The villain! Writing this character in a story is always a challenge, especially a fantasy story; somehow, the villain always ends up to be identical to the stereotypical bad guy. But the entire point of writing fantasy is to make your story unique and […]

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Writer’s Advice

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I have had the amazing privilege of knowing another aspiring writer who is also a fantasy fan. Isaiah Kazarovich and I had a web design class together in school where we both discovered each other’s love of fantasy stories. I have had the┬áprivilege of reading some samples of his writing, and they were quite inspiring! […]

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Character Creation

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Today we get to touch on a fun topic; this topic has been rolling around in my mind for several months now and I’m excited to get to it! Characters. Now you’re probably smiling and thinking to yourself, “Characters are the most basic parts of the story, what makes them so exciting?” That’s the neat […]

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Inspirational Tips

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I have been doing a little bit to research on my own (like every good aspiring writer should!) and I came across a video on Youtube that I would like to share with you all. Christina Farley made this video with a variety of tips given to the listener by different fantasy authors. Take a […]

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Interview with an Author

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I have a friend who likes writing fantasy stories just as much as I do! I often bounce new ideas off of him and have him read some of my newest works to see what he thinks. I have decided to interview him and ask him some questions about his writing philosophies. I found his […]

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Pictures Worth 1,000 Words

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They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, and I would say that is quite accurate. Nothing explains a scene better than a picture. But obviously, you cannot include pictures and pictures only in a story; in that case, you have to write with a picture in mind and do your best to explain what […]

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Getting Serious About Writing

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It’s been two hours, and still nothing. You stare down at an empty white page or a fruitless computer screen just to find it staring back at you . . . empty. The wand of magic placed lazily in your hand, pen or pencil whichever it may be, has still yet to create something memorable. […]

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Why Write Fantasy Anyway?

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As you have probably gathered by now, I like to write . . . a lot! But why did I specifically choose fantasy of all genres? I would like to tell you about that. This blog post will explore why I feel writing fantasy is important and should be continued by writers of today. Humor […]