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”
One book recently that has caught my eye is a book by Malcolm Archibold "The Swordswoman". After reading the synopsis and taking a look at the Amazon link for his book, I was impressed with both how the book was marketed, the author, and I wanted to get an interview from him to take an in depth look at this book. The author is from Scotland, which is as he mentions on the … [Read more...] about Malcolm Archibold and “The Swordswoman”
It has been a scorching hot summer in Devon – with everything turning hayish shades of yellow. Then two weeks ago the weather changed, and withering plants revitalised into a dark green jungle. While the wet weather was a blessing for plants, animals, and over-heated humans. Outside events did not fair so well in the summer deluge. Last year Chilcompton Fringe Festival ’17 … [Read more...] about The Fantasy Department does Chilcompton Fringe Festival 2018