Tag Archives: Mythic creatures

Building a Better Villian from Scratch


I’ve been lazy. I admit. It’s been a few weeks since I’ve worked on the book now. Not just because of laziness but because life seems to somehow get in the way. I had all sorts of great thoughts about … Continue reading

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Apostrophic Disasters: Or What I Hate about Fantasy Fiction


I’m not just a writer: I’m a reader. I write fantasy fiction primarily because it’s what I’m drawn to. I read fantasy fiction. In my newly rediscovered passion for writing, I’ve been reading a lot of books on what to do, … Continue reading

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I Love Harry Potter…and I Don’t.


I am torn, seriously torn. I was going to title this, “I Love Harry Potter but I Hate JK Rowling,” but that’s not exactly the truth, either. I don’t know JK Rowling, now do I? And honestly, although I’ve heard some conflicting … Continue reading

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The Devil’s…No…The Gremlin’s in the Details…


So, what do dragons eat? Why do mermaids have breasts? Are they fresh water or salt? Are there centaur women? If so, do they have breasts or udders? What really is the difference between a sphynx and a gryphon? These are … Continue reading

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