Waiting On Wednesday was a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. Each Wednesday you got to highlight a book that you were really looking forward to. Unfortunately the original creator is no longer able to host the meme and it has now linked up with Can’t Wait Wednesday over at Wishful Endings. This week I’ve chosen: Art of War: Anthology for… Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: Art of War: Anthology for Charity.
Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. Each Wednesday you get to highlight a book that your really looking forward to. This week I’ve chosen: The Dragon's Blade: Veiled Intentions by Michael R. Miller. Book Blurb: Rectar has always had his sights set on conquering the human lands. His demonic invasion of… Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: The Dragon’s Blade: Veiled Intentions by Michael R. Miller.
Today, I am very excited to introduce readers to Michael R. Miller, whose first fantasy book, The Dragon’s Blade: The Reborn King, just came to my attention. This author bravely volunteered to reveal how world building factored into his writing process and his method of handling such a tremendous task. So without further introduction, here is Mr. Miller’s guest post, simply entitled WORLD BUILDING!
When does world building in fantasy go too far? In a genre defined by unique worlds, cultures and magic, readers expect in-depth world building. It is, however, a misunderstanding to think that these elements are the most important. Story and characters will always be what keeps a reader interested. Incredible characters and plot can shore up thinner world building but rarely will the reverse work.
Writers need to make a fairly deliberate decision on how far they want their world building to go…
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The Dragon's Blade: The Reborn King. Michael R.Miller. 5 stars out of 5. The book blurb: Dragons once soared in the skies, but that was before the Transformation, before they took human form. Now, demonic forces stand to obliterate them. When left mortally wounded, Darnuir, the Prince of Dragons, can only be saved through a… Continue reading The Dragon’s Blade: The Reborn King Book Review