How do you end something? Whether it is a film, game or book, the moment comes when you have to make a decision and advance towards the endgame. You could always put it off and make your work a trilogy, but even then the end has to come sooner or later
Reading my first multi-book fantasy series taught me a lot. It changed the way I read and the way I write. There were many struggles, but in the end a book series and the experiences you gain reading one change you fundamentally. Nothing is the same after you finish and for me that was a good thing.
I always had this desire to read a book version of a decade long siege like we hear off in the appendices of Lord of The Rings. I want to read about the siege that forced Sauron to come down to battle the last alliance. I don’t want it to be a footnote.
With the UK DVD release of Gone Girl adapted from the bestselling novel by Gillian Flynn upon us I thought it time to briefly look at the two together spoiler-free. […]
Choosing to read a multi-book fantasy series is a huge commitment. Most people get introduced to the genre in the normal fashion through Tolkien and The Hobbit or if they are late […]
After being bullied into writing a novel by workmates I decided to give it a go. I’d had an idea kicking around in my head for years after too long […]