Few things are as polarizing as an adaptation. When readers hear that a beloved story which they've devoted their time and heart to is set to become a movie or television show, a mixture of excitement and anxiety is bound to arise. The idea of seeing what we love come to life in such a different medium is certainly interesting, getting to relive what made you care about the … [Read more...] about Adaptations of Our Fantasies: A Look at Several Stories
For the entirety of my life I have enjoyed reading. As long as I can recall I have actively sought out fantasy and science fiction stories to dive into, discovering new worlds and becoming enthralled by the tales told within them. Since childhood, I have enjoyed creating fiction of my own, games for my friends and I to play, and short, terrible stories to share with my family. … [Read more...] about Writing “The Stranger’s Orphan”
Antagonists are the characters in a story that opposes the hero of the tale. They are in the story to create conflict and build up tension within the story as you never know what they are really up to. They can be antiheroes like Mesham from The Torcian Chronicles, who reluctantly agrees to attempt to save his country from the Mivirian invaders. His only other choice being … [Read more...] about How Do You like your Villain?
The man hurried through the streets, his head spilling sweat and wild ideas. It was a warm night, but had been raining and the streetlights illuminated sodium-coloured pools on the black surface of the road and pavement. The man was caught up in his own thoughts and barely noticed as other people passed him by. He knew it was around here somewhere, but wouldn’t be around for … [Read more...] about True Magic
I am very happy to present the online interview fro N.K Vir and her book "The Screaming Stone". A big thank you to N.K. for her patience for this interview and for the interview itself! N.K. Vir Feel free to share a little about yourself in your own words. I’m from just outside of Boston and am a proud member of Red Sox nation as well as a die-hard Pats fan who … [Read more...] about N.K. Vir and “The Screaming Stone”