Fiction Friday: The Story – End of Part One

I’ve decided that we’ll leave the first part of our story on a cliffhanger. We’ll resume with Part Two sometime after Christmas. Well done Lauraducky for your chosen entry (and for giving us a great mystery to solve)! If this is your first time taking part or reading, you can find out more about this…

The Top 10 List of Fantasy Famous Last Words

Welcome to this week’s Epic List of the Week! As always, you can let us know if you agree/disagree with our list by leaving a comment below. We missed last week’s Fiction Friday: The Story, but rest assured it will be along this week! ‘Hmm, I’m not sure if you should touch that sword. It’s…

The Top 10 List of Magic Objects

Welcome to the second Epic List of the Week! I want to hear your suggestions to add to the list, so drop a comment below. Excalibur (King Arthur) The One Ring (Lord of the Rings) Stormbringer (Elric) Frostmourne (Warcraft) The Infinite Gauntlet (Marvel Universe) The Flying Carpet (Aladdin) Elder Wand (Harry Potter) Dagger of Time…

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Author Interview: Tim Marquitz

Welcome to another Monday morning, the start of a new week and a brand new interview with author Tim Marquitz! Tim is the author of the Demon Squad series and a myriad of fantasy and horror stories. He once worked as a gravedigger, loves martial arts and is a familiar face on fantasy forums across…

Fiction Friday: The Story – Episode 7

It’s that time of the week again… it’s episode seven of our ongoing fantasy story! Congratulations to Flowerfarie, who concludes last week’s thrilling installment. It’s going to be a short piece from me this week, because I want to leave the next twist in the story mainly up to you guys. If this is your…

Writing For Children: World Within a World

Welcome to a brand new subject area here on the blog: Children’s Fiction! You’ll find all future posts like this one under the Children’s Fiction category or you can just do a search from the top of the blog. One of the things I see time and time again in stories for youngsters is the…

The Top 10 List of Fantasy Little People

Here’s our new Monday feature, Epic List of the Week! I’m sure I’ve missed out some famous characters and some personal favourites of yours, so join in and let everyone know who else should be included in the list! You can leave a comment on this post underneath or you can click ‘Leave a Comment’…

Fiction Friday: The Story – Episode 6

Here’s episode six! Only one entry this time *sad face*. Congrats to Lauraducky! If this is your first time taking part or reading, you can find out more about this regular feature here. * * * ~Last week’s chosen entry is highlighted in blue.~ Read the entire story so far at this link! Fiction Friday:…

Fiction Friday: The Story – Episode 5

It’s time for episode five! We had three entries last time and it was really difficult to choose between them. Nevertheless, I had to choose one, so read on to find out whose got chosen… If this is your first time taking part or reading, you can find out more about this regular feature here.…

Making Perfect Rivers in GIMP

I put this tutorial over on the Cartographer’s Guild forums the other day and thought I’d share it here too. Now is also a good time to mention my new website, Digital Fantasy Cartography, which I’ve created to offer my mapmaking skills to those who need them. Take a look when you can and be…

Fiction Friday: The Story – Episode 3

It’s time for episode three (I promise you, it won’t be as bad as Star Wars: Episode 3)! We only had one entry this time around, so make sure you participate if you enjoy reading the story :) If this is your first time taking part or reading, you can find out more about this…