Tag Archives: writing fantasy

WorldBuilding: New World Essentials


Over the past few weeks I’ve been working on creating a master worldbuilding worksheet. It’s taken so long because the list is so extensive – I hope to have it ready for both you and me in the coming weeks, … Continue reading

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How to Construct Gripping Fight Scenes


Like a lot of my how to pieces here, this one came from my own developing of a fight scene. I used to be really good at writing them as a teenager. I used short, choppy and frequently fragmented sentences … Continue reading

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Summoning Pt2


Deciding it’s better to know what’s going on rather than not and have whatever is going on bite you in the ass, you rip open one end of the envelope and slide the letter out. Dearest…. Your presence is required … Continue reading

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WorldBuilding: How to Write a Fictional Royal Court


Lemme tell you guys… this one was a doozy to write. Several weeks ago I was doing some worldbuilding and setting development for my WIP trilogy, when it dawned on me that I hadn’t spent much time developing the secondary … Continue reading

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Technical Aspects of Writing Dragons


Writing dragons is a popular topic here at Invisible Ink, and one of my personal favorites. We’ve talked about general tips for writing them and some of the common types, and today I want to look at some of the … Continue reading

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A Look at Effective Novel Intros


If you’re anything like me, I have a hard time writing if I can’t get a story’s hook correct. It will bother the daylights out of me, so that I write a sentence or two, then go back and try … Continue reading

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What it’s like to be a writer…


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