Dialogue; for some it is an absolute joy to write but for others, the bane of their existence.  Primarily dialogue helps move the story forward, it gives realism to your…

Continue Reading Dissecting Dialogue

Hi everyone. Previously we have spoken about the development of characters, but we have not yet spoken about the character roles and archetypes that you may find. I will begin…

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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

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?

Welcome to my new website and blog!I decided that it was about time that I updated everything so that as I grow, so does my ability to keep in touch…

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