In this edition of Friday Favourites, I will be discussing my favourite non-human characters. Since good, relatable characters are such an important part of story, I really enjoy the addition of characters that are not human – the exploration of non-human characters, whether magical or otherwise is always intriguing. Here are my favourite non-human characters:
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!
In this edition of Friday Favourites, I’ll be discussing my favourite ‘sticky’ reads. These are stories that stay in my head, long after I’ve finished reading them, making me think about aspects of the story, or intriguing characters, or amazing worlds that have been created. Here are my favourite ‘sticky’ reads:
n this edition of Friday Favourites, I will be discussing my favourite ‘odd reads’. Odd is a subjective term, of course, because what is considered odd by one person, may not be considered odd by another. Still, here are a few of my favourite oddities!
Steven Pressfield, in his excellent book, The War of Art, coined the phrase ‘resistance’ when referring to that particular obstacle we creatives feel when it comes time to create. I have certainly felt this resistance when it comes time to write, and I have found Steven’s advice to be helpful in this regard. But I’ve also encountered a ‘reading resistance’ too, and in conversation with others, I have discovered that it is not a phenomenon unique to myself.