A few months ago I wrote about the novel Transformation, by Carol Berg and I emphasised the strength of the characters in her writing. For regular followers of this blog, you will know that it is characters that I feel are the key to good writing, and for me at least, the most important aspect of a great novel. 424 more words
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Secret cabals, end times, magical class systems, a nice rogue-with-a-heart-of-gold for a protagonist: what’s not to love.
Berg in “Flesh and Spirit” grabs a few of the great tools of writing (a character whose traits are hopelessly mismatched to their situation, looming catastrophe, etc.), and puts together a solid and engaging novel. 55 more words