Posts Tagged ‘weapons’

Kaylen’s Rising Tomes of Taria – Book 1 By Yves Robichaud

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

This is quite a story for lovers of fantasy and elves. They will surely enjoy the trip through its pages. I really enjoyed the trip myself. It conveys a new, completely refreshing twist to elf tales.

Kaylen is fourteen and he has never been out of his yard. He knows not why, but his parents refuse to discuss it. When finally he is allowed to go to school, he discovers many mysteries surrounding his parents. The least of all is that he is limited to studying music, while all his schoolmates do weapons, magic and healing. (more…)

Military in writing fantasy (continuation)

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

kinds of warfare-

1. attrition – face to face. Last one standing wins.

2. maneuver – move your people into place before and during shooting. Moving/acting smart.

3. asymmetrical – unbalanced sides.

One side is far superior to the other, but someone with more wits can overcome insurmountable odds. *Logistics is what keeps the troops moving and getting into place – it includes feeding the army. (more…)

Fantasy versus Fantastic, are they one & the same?

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Once I participated on a panel about world building. I was amazed that the eight panelists were all on the same page about fantasy versus fantastic. We all preached that it doesn’t matter what world we create our characters need to have boundaries to live by. What do we mean by that? (more…)

Descriptions in Your Book

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

You have to have descriptions in your book so that the reader will be able to have some background on where or why your character is in a place or a situation.

We already talked about using dialogue for this purpose and that is a great way. Now I want to tell you about another way that you can get ideas of how to use descriptions properly.

Get the fantasy books that you like and read them with a notebook and a pencil or a laptop next (more…)