When we think of fantasy, we often think of huge, epic quests to save the world. Defeat the dark lord, restore the light, and bring peace to the entire land. But sometimes, fantasy can - and should - be small-scale. While reading The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson after my fiction fast, I was … Continue reading The Pros of Small-Scale Fantasy
Mistborn Era 1: Trope Subversion at Its Finest
As some of you know, I've become a huge fan of Brandon Sanderson in the past year. His Stormlight Archive series blew me away and I eagerly devoured more, this time the first Mistborn series. I plan on buying the rest of his Cosmere books with Christmas money and reading them this year. Why? Because … Continue reading Mistborn Era 1: Trope Subversion at Its Finest
The Stormlight Archive: An Outstanding Model of Good Series Writing
Want to help me get a standing desk? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! Once upon a time, I heard of an author named Brandon Sanderson. I picked up one of his books, Warbreaker, and enjoyed it. Then completely forgot about it...until one day I … Continue reading The Stormlight Archive: An Outstanding Model of Good Series Writing
That Feeling When You’re Completely Blown Away by a Book
Sometimes it’s hard to try new things, okay? When it comes to reading recommended books or watching TV shows everyone tells me I need to watch, I procrastinate. Hard. I keep saying, “Oh yeah, I’m going to do that soon!” And then I don’t. Until I do (years later), and I inevitably fall in love … Continue reading That Feeling When You’re Completely Blown Away by a Book
I just finished reading Words of Radiance and…WOW.
My first time trying out story posts! It’s fun…other than the fact that it completely moves the text from where I put it?? (So, sorry if it’s hard to read—blame WordPress!) I had the spacing all beautifully figured out, but I guess the website had different ideas. Happy Thursday morning, and I’ll catch you later … Continue reading I just finished reading Words of Radiance and…WOW.