World Building 101: Four Steps for Designing the Fantasy Landscape

Whether you’re self-published, traditionally published, or just writing for yourself, all fantasy authors have one big thing in common: we all love being the omnipotent rulers of our own little … Continue reading World Building 101: Four Steps for Designing the Fantasy Landscape

The Desolation of Smaug: A Cautionary Hobbit’s Tale

I trust that watching the newly released extended trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has already been part of your NaNoWriMo procrastination routine, right?  Go on, watch it.  … Continue reading The Desolation of Smaug: A Cautionary Hobbit’s Tale