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The Power of "What If?" Premises in Science Fiction and Fantasy

There’s no doubt that a really good “what if?” scenario – a fascinating premise that envisions a society or world with a pivotal difference to our own – is a big hook for a speculative fiction book or film. 1,065 more words


DonnaInk Publications, L.L.C. introduces author Gerhard Plenert

Mr. Plenert’s title, “Siege of the Small World: First Book of the History of Small World” is scheduled for release 13 October 2014.

Donna L. Quesinberry

Write What I know? On Character Development

If you are reading this, thank you. There are a lot of voices out here, so I am grateful for any listeners. I recently asked some friends what subjects I could blog about, which would be useful and they might actually be likely to read. 678 more words

Character Development

Book Review (s) - Brian Jacques: Mariel of Redwall/Salamandastron

Hello everyone! If you saw my to-read post earlier this month you will know that I had these two lined up. I read and re-read these many times over my childhood and early teenage years, so these aren’t full reviews – more like quick refreshers! 793 more words

Book Review

The One Lovely Blog Award, Part 2

This blog is a day late. Sorry! Yesterday I had the opportunity to join my husband in climbing a mountain and picking huckleberries while sipping wine. 260 more words

Fantasy Author

Welcome to My World.

It’s very rough, and the planet itself is as yet unnamed, but I now have a cylindrical projection of my whole world! I scanned the drawing I had done and used MS Paint and the track pad to roughly clean the background and paint the land and the oceans different colours. 292 more words