How to Write Action Scenes in First Person

Writing in first person can be a unique an interesting experience for a writer. It allows you to get inside the head of your main character, and experience the fictitious world you have set them in through their eyes. However, there are certain considerations you have to make when writing in first person, particularly when […]

Plans and More Plans

It’s amazing how ideas for writing can come from almost anywhere. Thanks to a writing prompt, I was able to write a story which I can build a world on. It’s not much, but it’s a start. (See: The Sacrifice). I have tentatively named everything “Frost Teeth.” There are a lot of things I need […]

The Sacrifice

  This prompt is in participation of Myths of the Mirror’s writing prompt.   There used to be more of us… The frigid temperature of the North was unforgiving. More than half of our party succumbed to the cold. They fell asleep and never woke up. There was only nineteen of us now. We were […]

Preview of my Dragon Slayer Story

In my previous post (10 Ways to Slay A Dragon), I mentioned that I was working on a short story involving a dragon slayer… it is still in it’s unfinished stage, and while I am currently stuck with the process of actually writing it, here’s a first preview of the story: The Dragon Slayer Everything […]

10 Ways to Slay A Dragon

I decided to write a little short story about dragon slaying.  It’s not much, more of an exercise, really.  However, I have reached a bit of a problem… How does one kill a dragon? The most recent I have seen which involves dragon slaying is somewhere in the season finale of Game of Thrones. I’m […]

Where to start in Writing Fantasy?

I am trying to write a better fantasy story. I have written some in the past – though I don’t think they are that good… Anyway, I am trying to figure out where must I begin? In the characters? Should I try fleshing my main characters first? Should I give them traits, skills, and weaknesses? […]