Our works, whether fantasy, action, adventure, mystery, or thriller, require themes. Influences. They’re our key motivators to writing. This post examines US foreign policy as a base theme for all my work.
Every writer, fiction or non-fiction, has a purpose. Why do we write what we write? What is the meaning behind our words? What makes our stories come to life other than just believable characters? A message. A message that must be read and we’re the right ones to relay such a message.
Shotball is the fictional sport featured in Northern Knights. Taking a page from the Book of Rowling, I inserted a fictional sport of my own as a sub-plot in the new adult urban fantasy.
Oh, if there’s one huge pet-peeve of mine, it’s the fact people blame their circumstances for their situation. Why? It fits in line with their belief. It justifies the entire it’s not me, it’s them mindset. Such negativity. Today, I’m giving those living with in-denial syndrome a harsh taste of reality.
Us creatives are unique. We’re different, but we’re the nuclei of ideas. Without us outcasts who toil in obscurity, the greatest ideas known to man would never exist.