We all of have aspects of our lives that are less than glamorous; the daily chores, and trivialities that must be completed in order to ensure that our daily existences run as smoothly as possible. These can often become annoyances though, when they feel burdensome, or interrupt important creative work. Still, I’ve come to think of busywork as an important aspect of my creative writing process, and here are three reasons why:
For this Friday Favourites edition, I’ll be discussing my favourite fantasy series. The great thing about the SFF genres is that there are a great many series. In fact, it’s much more difficult to find a stand-alone SFF than it is to find a series! This also means that it’s quite difficult to pick a favourite, but there are three of mine:
This edition of Friday Favourites will focus on my favourite fantasy apprenticeships. I find apprenticeships very interesting because they create a very unique relationship dynamic between characters. Add some magic into the mix and I’m hooked!
Writing is not a sprint, except for when it is, and as our publishing world (particularly for those of us who are Indies) moves faster and faster, it may seem like there is less time to really hone your writing skills. Still, quality writing is the hallmark of excellent authors, so here are three tips to help you prioritize growth in writing:
For this edition of Friday Favourites, I will be discussing my favourite Dystopian novels. Now, I actually strongly dislike dystopian fiction, and so it was rather easy for me to formulate this list. That said, I read most of these at an impressionable young age, and I must acknowledge that though I don’t like the genre much, these books have had a great impact on how I see the world, and how I think about my place in it.