There are no rules, and maybe labels of ‘type’ are diluting the concept. Trends change like the weather. It’s still fantasy.
I sat on my first author panel last Saturday, and it was a really pleasant, enjoyable experience. But an interesting and embarrassing thing happened before it started, and this is actually the second time the question has popped up. I am the only one in my writer’s group that writes fantasy, and I was also […]
I had another good morning with my writers’ group today. Suspense and mystery writers abound, and it’s pretty fascinating! I am not sure what they think of me. I was trying to explain what Steampunk was as a lead-in to my other WIP. And my fantasy stories are not filled with fluffy cute unicorns (haha). Our […]
I’m in a reading rut. I bought a couple books, dowloaded samples of others, and have a library waiting on my subscription service with Scribd. I tried a sci-fy one. Couldn’t. Tried a Japanese fantasy one. No. Skimmed through my waiting list. No, no no. Ug. WTH. I’ve been slipping into my new MC lately, […]
If you remember from last year, Daughter of Smoke and Bone and its second, Days of Blood and Starlight, made it to my absolute favorite 2013 book list. I read it because I was researching an agent to query to who stated she wanted someone who wrote like that. Holy S- is what […]