Empress – The rest of the story “However it occurred…[their meeting] appears to have been a love-at-first-sight thunderbolt. It is worth remembering that among the tons of invective poured over…Continue readingGreatest Love Story Ever Told
In the beginning, the author created… When I first began writing historical fantasy, I was inspired by times and places rooted in our own familiar world – but leavened…Continue readingHow to build a world
A 5-star review of ‘Dawn of Magic’, the fourth and final book in my young adult series, Worldweavers, contains this delightful sentence: “There is probably some truth there to carry…Continue readingThe acceptance of moose
If you are writing a novel about historical events, how do you talk about it? Is it: Historical Fantasy? Alternative History? Fictionalisation? Reinvention? When it comes to this particular literary…Continue readingWhat the hell do you call it?
At Jstor Daily, Chi Luu examines how nouns suddenly become verbs, and talks about popular internet memes like “Let me librarian that for you” and “Do you even science, bro?”…Continue reading‘Do you even science, bro?’
Invented words for emotions you never realised anyone else felt Daniel Dalton of BuzzFeed writes about perfect words invented by graphic designer John Koenig that you can find in his…Continue readingYou feel WHAT?