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My Favourite Fictional Universes

As a fantasy writer (and someone who hasn’t really been able to afford to travel much) I love making up my own fictional worlds with their little quirks and details. 1,903 more words


How to Live Alone

With a population of just under 4000, Nové Mesto is not the smallest town I’ve visited in the Czech Republic, but it sure as hell feels that way. 714 more words

Two Sides of Magic - World Building and Fantasy

This post was originally going to be just a follow-up on my recent post about internal consistency and the use of detail. In most ways, it still is. 1,684 more words

Writing Theory

A Tale of Two (and Sort of Three) Elronds

For some, the differences between Elrond of The Hobbit and Elrond of Lord of the Rings are jarring. They really do seem like two different people. 812 more words

‘When I first looked on her and perceived her unhappiness, it seemed to me that I saw a white flower standing straight and proud, shapely as a lily, and yet knew that it was hard, as if wrought by elf-wrights out of steel.

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Neun Nerdfragen

Achtung, hier wird mit Stöckchen geworfen – konkret: mit neun Nerdfragen. Angezettelt hat das Ganze Fabians Weblog, von dort fand das Stöckchen seinen Weg zu… 901 more words

Star Trek

Foto Fridays - The Fellowship

This photo is the beginning of a few ‘non-traveling’ themed posts over the course of this coming weekend. On this very day of April 18, 2014, our friend Wendy will be tying the knot with her beau. 240 more words

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