I’ve finally hit the final 3 books of Wheel of Time, a series I love deeply and began reading a few years ago after hearing news of the TV show being made. I knew of the series for years—it’s hard to go into a fantasy section without seeing them—but never made the plunge. Having finished Knife of Dreams late August, and about to start The Gathering Storm, I wanted to recap a few of my favourite and most hated moments, characters…celebrating my love for a grand series. Yes, I count complaining as love.
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Like many authors, my background isn’t in creative writing. I have a degree in communications and design—still storytelling, but in a different medium. When I joined Twitter and saw the aesthetic boards the community makes, I was in love so quickly. For this post, I thought I’d do a writeup on three of the boards I made for #WedWIPAesthetic. I’ll touch on my image choices, overall design, and a little about process. All of these are for my dark fantasy WIP, starring a messy man named Magnolia Ryder.
Hello again! I’ve been submitting to magazines, and around the rejections and awaiting rejections I’ve gotten some more writing done for here, too. Please enjoy this short tale of a solider, a goddess, and the mistake that brought them together.
Artwork above was commissioned from Kami, who is a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend their services (as long as their commissions are open).
The Goddess of Raya’s Biggest Mistake, by Ashe Mocaw
I’ve started writing some short stories on the side while I work on my novel. Some for posting here, some for submissions elsewhere (fingers crossed?). It’s a great way to share some writing and explore small ideas. Without further ado:
Change, by Ashe Mocaw