This month A Drift of Quills is taking a peek under the corner of the magic carpet. What’s the value or purpose of magic in fiction?

A Drift of Quills: The Purpose of Magic

Magic—what’s the value or purpose of magic in fiction? This month A Drift of Quills is taking a peek under the corner of the magic carpet. Naturally, we’re talking about why we, as authors of fantasy, write about magic. Since we were wee sprouts we’ve been enchanted (punny, right?) by stories about magical beans, geese, … Continue reading A Drift of Quills: The Purpose of Magic

A Drift of Quills: Looking Back and Going Forth (Happy New Year 2016)

A Drift of Quills: Looking Back and Going Forth

in It’s a new year! Happy New Year to you! Today A Drift of Quills is taking a look back and a look forward. What happened last year, and what are we looking forward to this year? Read on to discover our inmost thoughts as we reflect on our bookish (mostly) progress—or lack thereof. 😀 … Continue reading A Drift of Quills: Looking Back and Going Forth

Miniviews (With A Drift of Quills)

A Drift of Quills is here again! We’re like clockwork that way, every Friday! Today we’re doing “miniviews” — shortshortshort interviews with some of our favorite authors. We each picked a victim, er… writer, and asked them the same three questions. Read on to see how they answered. A.E. Marling leaped into the indie writer … Continue reading Miniviews (With A Drift of Quills)