I’ve found that elves are some of the hardest of mythical creatures to write, simply because there are so many variations of them out there. Are they small, mischievous spirits or noble, human-like magicians? You have more creative freedom when writing an elf, but less original material to use as inspiration. Elves have evolved aContinue reading “How to Write Your Elf”
I’ve been on a Harry Potter kick in recent weeks. One of the first things any fan of the series does is try to figure out which of Hogwarts’ four houses they belong in. People have created quizzes and lists of qualities to help in that decision. And if you play Pottermore (it’s actually aContinue reading “In Defense of Hufflepuff and Slytherin”
A special video honoring some of the best fictional mothers I can think of. Happy Mother’s Day! Until next time, word nerds!