Does the word “research” give you the shivers? Dark memories of term papers or visions of endless numbers and figures? Well, it’s the first Friday of June (already!), and A Drift of Quills is here to show you what research means to fiction writers!
This month A DRIFT OF QUILLS is talking about writing challenges we’ve faced, and how we’ve resolved them. And—we’ve got a guest! We’re so pleased to welcome P.S. Broaddus, who has recently released his debut middle-grade fantasy novel.
A Drift of Quills: Books We Love #5—“Books We Love” is a recurring topic for A Drift of Quills. Sometimes there’s a feast, and sometimes there’s a famine… Does that ever happen to you? Luckily, we’ve got a couple of tasty tidbits to whet your appetite!
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 is on the loose again! Today we answer the burning question, “What is our favorite social media outlet and why?” Oh, decisions! Decisions!
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
Today A Drift of Quills goes on a short visual expedition, sharing pictures of the people, places, and things from our latest works.
A Drift of Quills delves into ruling the world: What things or words can our magic worlds not include?
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)
Guest author H.M. Clarke joins A Drift of Quills as we talk about what makes us write.