My name is Alex R. London, and I'm a self-published author just trying to create the vision inside my head. I currently attend the University of Texas at Dallas while working on my writing career, and love nothing more than sitting down and depicting events and characters inside my fictional world. How did you get into writing? I began writing before I can recall, but my … [Read more...] about Alex R. London and “The Stranger’s Orphan”
K.M. Jenkins is a published best-selling speculative fiction author with her story, A Father’s Protection ranking #1 on Amazon. She is the proud mother of twin boys that make life interesting. If she isn’t writing, chasing kids around or sleeping, you will find her designing book covers for her design business. How did you get into writing? I loved reading books when I … [Read more...] about K.M. Jenkins and “Assassins Prophecy”
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?