Here’s to a fantastic 2017

Here’s to a fantastic 2017

I don’t know about you, but I’m glad 2016 is over. It was an eventful year, for sure. Sometimes in a good way. Other times… well, less so. As I look back across the year, though, I’m surprised at what I managed to accomplish. On a personal level, last year was pretty...
Fantasy: It’s Capacity, My Salvation

Fantasy: It’s Capacity, My Salvation

“Do not forget whom to fear at last. I have had to be content with killing and torment. But now my plans are laid, and I have begun. I shall not rest until I have eradicated hope from the Earth. Think on that, and be dismayed!” (Stephen R Donaldson, Lord Foul’s Bane)...
Suspension of Disbelief in Fantasy

Suspension of Disbelief in Fantasy

For most of us, the suspension of our disbelief is quite natural when we’re reading works of fiction. That’s not necessarily true for all genres and all books, of course, but certainly within the fictional world I inhabit, it is. Whether it’s paranormal, urban...