#Art of Fantasy 2

Phew! Can't believe it's Monday again. In New Zealand it is, anyway. And time for another #Art of Fantasy post. Today I'm featuring the art of Kazumasa Uchio. I tried to find more information about the artist, but everything is in Japanese. I did discover a few more places for you to view his work, like … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 2

Which author made me want to be a writer? | Venture Galleries

I have a new post out over at Venture Galleries. I talk about my writing and reading inspiration and why I'm unable to pinpoint only one author. "I have read so many books over the years I’ve forgotten most. A few do stand out, though, that had made an impression on me at the time I … Continue reading Which author made me want to be a writer? | Venture Galleries

Hemingway’s Formula to Mastery of Writing

I'm a big Ernest Hemingway fan. I admire the man, his writing and his flaws. Though not perfect, he wrote perfectly. He created art in a way that was different to how other writers did and he made it look easy. But therein lies his genius. It took him years of following other masters and … Continue reading Hemingway’s Formula to Mastery of Writing

Research Gem: History of Printing Timeline

Sebastian Kaine, the protagonist in my Guardians of the Seals series, is a bookshop owner and amateur collector of rare books. In researching the background, one of the areas I focussed on was the history of printing and the various stages of its evolution. Knowing something about book binding also played a role. The technical details … Continue reading Research Gem: History of Printing Timeline

New #Avengers Trailer Arrives – Marvels Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer 2 – YouTube

Yes, this latest trailer for Avengers: The Age of Ultron is even better than the previous two. I'm excited about this one. More than I expected I'd be. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZoO8QVMxkk From Wikipedia: "With S.H.I.E.L.D. destroyed and the Avengers needing a hiatus from stopping threats, Tony Stark attempts to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program with Ultron, a self-aware, self-teaching, artificial intelligence. However, his plan backfires … Continue reading New #Avengers Trailer Arrives – Marvels Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer 2 – YouTube

#Art of Fantasy 1

I wish to take my blog to the next level this year. What do I mean by this? Well, I want to blog more frequently for starters, which I've already started doing, and I want to introduce new themes. I'd like to add interviews and reviews as regular features along with my own babbling on the … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 1