Faster Than Expected

(This was meant to be a video, uploaded earlier this week. However, I’ve been under the weather and lost my voice, so instead of putting it off any longer, I decided to post the script!) Heya word nerds, Kate here! Boy, it’s been a crazy month. You may remember that earlier this year, I sentContinue reading “Faster Than Expected”

At First Sight?

Dear Fairy Godmother, A good friend of mine seems to ‘fall in love’ every other week. She always insists that this time she’s found ‘the one.’ I want to be supportive, because I care about her so much, but I just don’t believe it’s ever true. I don’t how to express my concern without soundingContinue reading “At First Sight?”

How to Write Your Unicorn

I’ll be honest, now that I’m trying to post here with some sort of regularity again, I sometimes have trouble figuring out what to write about. So occasionally I’ll look back through past posts for inspiration. Considering I’ve got about ten years of backlog (wait, what?!), there’s plenty to choose from. (Actually, the ten yearContinue reading “How to Write Your Unicorn”

Fairy Tale Facts: East of the Sun and West of the Moon

I was shocked to realize that I haven’t yet covered this story in my Fairy Tale Facts series. After all, it’s one of my favorite stories and partly the inspiration for the novel I’m writing! So let’s get to it! East of the Sun and West of the Moon is a Norwegian fairy tale, firstContinue reading “Fairy Tale Facts: East of the Sun and West of the Moon”

7 Favorite Fictional Weapons

As promised, I’m back with part two of my favorite fictional weapons! Before we jump in, let’s go over the rules. To be considered for this list, the item in question must be a weapon. As I was looking at other lists of fictional weapons for inspiration, I was confused by some of them, becauseContinue reading “7 Favorite Fictional Weapons”

5 Favorite Fictional Swords

I sat down this weekend to write a blog post listing my favorite weapons from fiction (mostly fantasy). And while that list will happen at some point, I ran into a bit of a snag. I was trying to pick entries from different weapon types, but there are too many swords to just pick one.Continue reading “5 Favorite Fictional Swords”