I have been writing stories for a very long time now. The first time I put pen to paper as a hobby was when I was only 9 years old. That’s almost 2 decades ago now, I think I’m getting old. Back then I had a little writing club with some of my friends. I … Continue reading Originality in Fiction
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Mythology in Fiction
This post will contain a few minor spoilers for the Percy Jackson book series, so beware of that. Gods, titans, centaurs, demigods and all the fun problems this creates for your narrative. Percy Jackson is a wonderfully created story about what impact these creatures would have on modern day America. I’ve always liked mythology and … Continue reading Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Mythology in Fiction
Uncovering the tomb of Danahsereth.
“Keep up, David, we still have a ways to go before nightfall.” The man up front was dressed in clothes that were designed with the philosophy that one could never have too many pockets. And each of those pockets was filled with something or another. There were pockets for food, a pocket for a water … Continue reading Uncovering the tomb of Danahsereth.
The Necromancer’s Daughter Chapter 2: The Princess and the snowstorm (old version)
“If you don’t mind me calling you that, of course,” the elderly man said to the woman standing behind the bar. She picked up another patron’s empty glass and doused it in water before cleaning it with a cloth, never quite breaking eye contact with him.“But of course, I do not mind. In fact, I … Continue reading The Necromancer’s Daughter Chapter 2: The Princess and the snowstorm (old version)