Poem – That Tree

  This poem came to me the other day while I was feeling down, and very emotional–the latter is always the case if I write poetry at all. I had some thoughts for one of my blog posts, and when I went to write them down this poem came out….

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Review: Angel Fall

Angel Fall is a deep, original, fantastic story that follows three children on their differing paths through a world full of sorrow, pain, filth, evil–and Love. It’s also my favorite ‘recent’ fantasy story. The story takes a bit to really get started, but from the first page I liked the author’s…

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Kill thoughtfully (Or a rant on [in-]character deaths)

Wait ’til your character’s dead before treating him like a lifeless corpse. While killing characters is a necessary part of storytelling in some cases, there needs to be more than a reason for killing off the character, like “with him around the stakes aren’t high enough.” Sure, sometimes it’s best…

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Why do I blog?

I’ve wondered this before. Blogging isn’t easy for me, and usually isn’t fun either. I have trouble thinking of things to say, and then it’s easy to feel like no one notices anyway if I do think of something and manage to post it here. So what’s the point? In…

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