One of my favorite techniques for focusing my creative energy is to create a book aesthetic! But what exactly is a book aesthetic? How is it used? How do you even go about making one? And what exactly do each of the images in a mood board have to mean? To find out the answers to these questions and more, read on for some tips, tricks, and examples from Chaos Looming!
Ever wonder why Keira wanted to become a doctor? What was Nazor's daughter called and what was she like? Who was the girl that Danny left behind to go off to war? What does Elliott miss most about his world? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this week's Meet the Cast: The Cantor Edition!
With a new year comes all new opportunities to dive deep into worlds of imagination, fall in love with quirky characters, and experience the awe of magic. Check out my list of top fantasy reads for 2021 and get ready to mark your calendars!
In a year where e-reading was king, let's give a shout out to the dust jackets of yesteryear in the hopes that 2021 may find us roaming the aisles of dusty old bookshops once more, fingers lighting over grainy pages and embossed spines. So as a parting gift to the year which shall-not-be-named, I give you: the top 10 best fantasy book covers of 2020!
If you're anything like me, you are as we speak frantically finishing (or starting - no judgement) your holiday shopping for the year, placing all your orders in time to be delivered (contact-free) before the holidays. And if you're even more like me, you are quickly running out of creative steam as the days tick by and the overall level of holly jolliness begins to run a little thin. So this, dear readers is my gift to you: a compiled list of inconceivably, mischief-managing, there and back again, other-worldly ideas for the fantasy book lovers in your life!
There are few things I love more than a butt-kicking, take-no-prisoners heroine at the helm of an epic fantasy adventure. But at its heart, feminist fantasy sees its characters (male and female) as fully fleshed out human beings, with dreams and fears, skills and flaws, power and vulnerability.