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
Alma’s Bookshelf: “The Secrets of Jin-shei” One of a series of essays on writing referencing my own books for examples — I spend half my life living in dreams, in…Continue readingALL fiction is fantasy
History, historical fiction, historical fantasy When worlds collideAt Bustle, Hannah Jewell offers us 14 Badass Historical Women To Name Your Daughters After Take Nancy Wake, for example: commons.wikimedia.org(1945).jpg / Creative…Continue readingBadass Women
Something going the rounds in LiveJournal posits this: You find yourself in front of seven identical doors. A voice from above tells you, “These seven doors lead to seven different…Continue readingWhich door would you pick?