Category: Epic Fantasy

Another 5 – Star Review of “Blue Eyes at Night.”

From a great Dark Fantasy Blogger, Walter Rhein —   5.0 out of 5 stars Thoughtful and Engaging Dark Fantasy August 22, 2014   By Walter Rhein   I read J.P. Wilder’s “Blue Eyes at Night” without having read the first book in the series, and I can assure you I’ll be going back to check…

Donny Swords Interviews Janet Morris

Originally posted on sacredbander: Interviews from the Void: Janet Morris Interviews from the Void: Janet Morris Greetings, Donny here: This interview is a dream come true for me. Janet Morris is here to answer some questions from the Void. Janet has been an author since the early 70’s and has inspired many authors with…

Creative Process #4 – Character Development and Sketching

The act of character creation is different for every artist/author by definition. I abhore authors or editors (hell, anyone) that try to dictate the way in which someone is creative. Instead, I believe that everyone has to develop their own creative process. Often times those methods are a patchwork of activities and actions similar (or even identical) to what another author’s and probably more often, they are a developed through an author’s own experiences and efforts. Everyone does things differently, and my method for thumb nailing characters is probably far different from most others.