Travis Peck is a fellow Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off author; our books are being read by the same reviewer/blogger. I thought it’d be fun to reach out and shine some light on Travis, his writing, and his book, RAVINOR, which you can find on Amazon. (Read about the SPFBO here.) So, first we need to exchange the … More Interview with Travis Peck
It’s pronounced Sp-fee-bo. Actually, it’s not. It’s the SPFBO, or Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off, and I’m pleased to say that The Blood-Tainted Winter is taking part!
Someone recently asked me how I go about naming my characters, whether I find it difficult, whether the name or the personality comes first, whether I sacrifice weekly or quarterly to the name gods,* you get the idea. I think my answer to this has shifted over time. I used to agonize over a character’s … More Name: [fill in the blank]
I learned it from men, | the men so old, Who dwell in the hills of home. Harbarthsljoth, Poetic Edda For some writers, book ideas come with a title tagging along, a happy puppy, if you will, inseparable from the story itself, accompanying it every step of the way. The story is a tennis ball … More The Second Edda
“My character told me he certainly did not want to go on a date with his intended love interest.”** “My protagonist decided she had a fear of space-walking zombie rabbits, despite the fact that she single-handedly eradicated the emperor’s face-eating hellhounds.”** “My supposedly loyal warrior waltzed into the scene and said, in no uncertain terms, that he would, in … More My Characters Don’t Talk to Me–And I’m Okay With That