It’s hard to believe that we are barely three months into the year and already so much has happened. South Africa goes into a nationwide lock-down for twenty one days…

Continue Reading Amidst the Chaos of the Apocalypse

Ah. Writer’s block. The dreaded affliction that all writers will suffer from at some point, if not at many points, in their careers.We all lament those moments where the inspiration…

Continue Reading Demolishing Writer’s Block

Often confused, but quite different, both mood and tone are important tools in an author’s arsenal. They provide a platform from which a writer can evoke an emotional response from…

Continue Reading Getting into the Mood

Welcome back. So far we have journeyed through the joys of world-building and plotting and continued with the creation of magic systems. Today, I will discuss one of my favorite…

Continue Reading Character Development in Novels

You are well on your way to writing your epic fantasy and your world-building is going as smooth as any author could dream. You have now reached the point where…

Continue Reading Let’s Make Some Magic: Magic Systems in Fantasy

It is true, there is a lot that needs to be considered when writing a fantasy. From plot to characterization to magic systems, the list seems never-ending.I find, however, that…

Continue Reading World- Building, the Foundations of a Fantasy

So you have written a book, now what? You want to get published, but what route do you take, traditional publishing or indie/ self publishing? Let’s begin with traditional publishing.…

Continue Reading Traditional Publishing vs Indie Publishing, which is for you?