It’s still an amazing world, in spite of the crazy, astonishing, and sometimes horrifying headlines the news and social media focus on. I've got some cool things for you! A Paper Bag Mask Party, the 5th Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off, Map of the Aquilan Empire, How Writers Can Make Peace With Their Busy Minds, and a quote for readers…
Sometimes glitter happens. A Drift of Quills is here to bear witness with three different stories about the same sparkly picture. Strap yourself in, my friend, we’re going for a ride!
“Six of Crows” is one of those rare books that keeps you turning pages. Rich and dark, the story is full of moral dilemmas, magic, and clever twists.
I’ll bet your email box and social media feeds look a lot like mine: they’re full of news and information about COVID-19. It’s easy to get lost in all the noise! But as the weeks have gone by, I’ve seen a subtle change. A beautiful change…
Things didn’t start altogether well today, but I thought I’d give you a glimpse at how the writing goes sometimes. I took the following from my PreWriting Journal. I generally do a brain dump, then steer towards the story-in-progress. It is frequently more help than I want to admit, which is kind of silly and self-defeating, eh? I mean, “Do the thing that makes the word car zoom, Robin.”
In Cover Candy #12 (The One With the Crowns) we’re looking at books with crowns on the covers. Ooo, shiny!
Making food—and memories—is an excellent tradition wrapped in warm fuzzies. A Drift of Quills is here to share some of theirs with you!
Cats with wings aren’t a sight you see often. A Drift of Quills is here with another round of short fiction, all about cats flying. Or trying to fly…
This interview gives a peek into my secret life. It's full of top-secret questions, pictures, and some inside info about some of my recent characters!
We're putting up our feet, sipping hot cocoa, and watching movies this month. What are our three favorite fantasy movies of all time? And what makes them so good?