One of the most common statements in writing advice (and something that I mention in my book reviews) is that readers are likely to enjoy a story more if events and actions are realistic or plausible. One of the theories for why this is is that it allows readers to better imagine they are there. … Continue reading Really Real?
Norfield places the classic war story of a small squad trapped behind enemy lines in an interesting fantasy world, then mixes in his own version of dragons. When an ancient relic is stolen from the Tiankong Empire, Aeterra’s long-term trading partner, it is politically expedient to have Aeterra recover it for them. Accompanied by a … Continue reading Windcatcher by A.J. Norfield