The Detail of my Magic System

In the previous post, I discussed how I am preparing to write a short story about Caelan, my apprentice-wizard-to-be. I thought about the various job choices that Caelan would have in a medieval fantasy world, and I devised a city apprenticeship scheme. Today, I want to firm up on the …

Books From New(ish) Writers

I meant to be more organised with the blog the last couple of weeks but: Busy Life + Norovirus = No Writing. So, to amuse you all today, I am going to recommend some books written by fellow members of Scribophile, all of which I have read and enjoyed. If …

BOOK REVIEW: DREAM EATER’S CARNIVAL

Dream Eater’s Carnival (Bitlather Chronicles) by Leslie Anderson & David T. Allen  Desperate for adventure, the headstrong Leisl abandons her sterile cathedral life for a mysterious traveling carnival. Surrounded by vibrant energy and eccentric performers, she finds a sense of belonging. Although she embraces her new life, Leisl is unable …

Stuff I Like: Zumba

A warning up front: this post has nothing to do with writing. It’s merely another interlude about something else that goes on in my life. Over the years, I’ve struggled with exercise. I was terrible at school sports and never found any aspect of exercise enjoyable. In my 20s I …