A quick interview with James T. Callum, author of the popular litRPG series Beastborne Chronicles.
Connecting worldbuilding to wikis.
A fast analysis of my own hooks in each novel.
An interview with Andrew K. Rowe, an innovator in the world of fantasy literature.
A not so quick analysis of three progressive fantasy series.
The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know is a book written by, Editor/Agent/Author and a plenitude of other titles, Shawn Coyne. The purpose of this post is just to highlight 3 things I’ve found in the first 15% of the book. I’m planning on posting more of these for two […]
A quick connection between meditation and writing with a process.
My epiphany for how to dive faster into a novel.
Title: The Beastborn Chronicles (First Two Books) Author: James T. Callum Location of book: https://amzn.to/3llIVyR (kindle only) Review Score: 20/10/20/10/10= 70/100 Difference between a litRPG and progressive fantasy: https://abnormalvaverage.com/2020/10/24/reviews-and-a-new-genre/ Creativity: 20 (-5 for crazy-long expositions) Plot: 10 (-10 for cutoffs that cause frustration. -5 for random subplots that go nowhere) Dialogue: […]
LitRPG, short for Literary Role Playing Game, is a literary genre combining the conventions of computer RPGs with science-fiction and fantasy novels. The term is a neologism introduced in 2013. The above is taken from the wikipedia page found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LitRPG Ever further does my teaching experience influence this blog. Maybe I should just lean into the fact that I like writing […]