A Trip to the Doldrums

“Welcome to the doldrums,” said the captain. “We’ll be here for a while until the sea goddess laughs and creates a bit of wind to push us home.” We knew it was dangerous to travel into these waters this time of year. A few vessels always take the chance to shave some time off a…

Phaedrus Friday: The Audience

The Fallen City beckoned her onward though she knew it would likely mean her end. After all, how could her liege lord continue to support her as an instrument of his designs when she had failed so spectacularly? The elves of Nianthos Brae would likely tell the world that the Kingdom of the Dead once…

Is it time to ask your character some questions?

Yes, I’m probably going out on a limb here by asking you to talk to a fictional character – which can be further construed as asking you to talk to yourself. (Though recent articles say that talking to yourself isn’t necessarily a bad thing – see here.) Characters are rarely just numbers and words on…

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