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“You must learn that it is never, never tragic when something people think is bad happens to you. Because if you can learn to use it right, it can buy you a ticket to a place you would never have gone any other way.” [Joe Davis]
I want to give a special shout out to the talented women in my writing group. They've been my guides in this new world I'm exploring.
It was amazing how many of these dwellings are tucked away in the crevices and crannies along the canyon wall.
"I think my favorite form of resistance is the unsung heroes, the people who just keep on going in the middle of war all around them. They're still going to plant their crops, they're going to have a baby. I think those are the stories that we probably don't hear enough."
The old forests at the edges of the plains are the realm of the magical and mysterious alfkin, ruled over by the Woodland King.
A thousand years before the events of the Vanir Dragon Series, the world of the dragons was shaken to its roots by a cataclysmic event known in the series as the Breaking.
One of the reasons I choose to write fantasy is because I want to play in this grown-up fairy tale sandbox with Mr. Tolkien. But I don't want to play in Mr. Tolkien's sandbox, I want a sandbox of my very own. My writing will include elves, and dwarves, and dragons, but they might not act much like Tolkien's elves, and dwarves, and dragons. This is because I am not playing with Mr. Tolkien's toys. I'm just peering at history and myth through a keyhole that looks out on the same sweeping vista he found so inspiring, and which I, too, am enchanted by.
“When she opened her eyes again, the waterfall was on fire. The sunset light had deepened into gold and crimson, and from this angle it reflected off the stone behind the fall and back through the water, making it glow like a fall of dragon fire. ”
— Amy Beatty, Dragon Ascending