Schlagwort-Archive: fantasy

Thoughts on Freedom

I’m an indie author. I choose what I want to write. Sometimes, I aim for markt. Sometimes, I write for friends or fans. And sometimes, I just write for fun. This November, for NaNoWriMo, I wrote for fun. Admittedly, I … Weiterlesen

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Recycling Story Ideas

  As authors, our stories are our assets. They are what brings in money, in the shape of published books that readers can buy. Now, there are many ways to take a single „book“ and use it wisely, by selling … Weiterlesen

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The Power of Stories over Simple Facts

I was just reading about a study that shows children learn better from stories than facts. Duh. There is a reason why story-telling has been the preferred teaching method for millenia in our species. You see, our brain has what … Weiterlesen

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The Fabric on our Skins

I don’t know about you, but my skin is quite sensitive. It matters what I wear. In fact, my clothes have to be soft. I can’t stand anything itchy or scratchy. Nope, I cannot wear wool. I would have been … Weiterlesen

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The Aware Author – Weather

I believe we have an innate sense for weather. That’s because we  humans used to spend most of our lives outside, even though the first houses were constructed in the neolithic, thousands of years ago. However, we tend not to … Weiterlesen

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The Dragons of the Cloud Land Saga

Writing dragons has always been a bit of a challenge for me. It has taken me years of writing in my genre before diving into working with that main fantasy species. That’s for two reasons: 1. Existing dragon stories Of … Weiterlesen

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The Dragons go to War – „Kraken War“ Release

Today, „Kraken War“ has gone live. It’s the exciting sequel to „Dorelle’s Journey“. Dorelle is back in the Western Kingdom, after delivering her warning. And the King springs into action, organizing a fighting force, and giving Dorelle joint command with … Weiterlesen

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About Writing Dragons

It has taken me a long, long time to write about dragons in a serious way. Which is funny, because I’ve always loved dragons. I remember reading a German children’s book that has dragons in it. Ugly, nasty, dirty and … Weiterlesen

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Flash Friday: Gryphon Harvest

(Yep, it’s Saturday. These things happen. Posting a story anyway.) It was hot in the steppe. High buttes reached up to the sky, dotting the steppe. Selina had come to climb up to the top of one. Only here did … Weiterlesen

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Flash Friday: The Winner takes All

This final duel would determine who would become archmage of Tsaranval. Both Saniral and Ysanna had proven their might as mages, but only one of them could rule this realm. Saniral won the draw of first strike. Ysanna simply smoothed … Weiterlesen

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