Monthly Archives: January 2015

Exercises in Futility

One is adrift the endless sea, no shores in sight. Another is crushed underneath unknown weight, unable to rise. Broken and bereft of will, lying motionless in bed. Perfectly still. A demon sits upon their chests, whispering soul-crushing words, Planting … Continue reading

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World Building: Devils and Details

To say that the devil is in the detail is certainly true with world building, especially where Fantasy is concerned. We strive to create something that not only makes sense but also amazes and inspires. Creating a world is a … Continue reading

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Archery in Fantasy

As if Archers weren’t already terrifying enough, the video above points out some very interesting things pertaining to archery, warfare, and archers in general. I found the part with the quiver particularly hilarious. I will personally have to rethink archery … Continue reading

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Flash fiction: Snow

It was a cold February morning, when I heard it for the first time. The sunrise was probably beautiful somewhere, where I was I could not see it. Grey clouds draped the sky in a monotone blanket, blinding snow covered … Continue reading

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Just some thoughts on shared creativity

One of the beautiful things about the creative arts, aside from the beauty of creative expression itself, is how the competition between artists has the potential to be different from the standard variety of competing. Most of us who endeavor … Continue reading

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Something unexpected

I was very positively surprised by this new commercial made by Volvo – doesn’t feel very commercial at all. This is very Sweden. In Sweden there is no such thing as a snow day.

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Writer Confession: Characters suffering from Baddass-syndrome

There‚Äôs that badass character, you know the one, the one you see in every story and in every genre, he (most of the time it is a he, which is something that we can all work toward changing *wink wink*) … Continue reading

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