The Writer’s Jukebox: “Medieval Anthem” by Peter Crowley

https://youtu.be/nW_s8Z-uE48   A friend of mine shared an entire playlist of upbeat, Celtic-style music that's just excellent to write to.  This particular piece is great for fantasy settings - when I hear it, I immediately think of Camelot from BBC's Merlin, the world of Princess Merida (yes, I know she's Scottish, not Irish), or the … Continue reading The Writer’s Jukebox: “Medieval Anthem” by Peter Crowley

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Writer’s Prompt #7 – The Prince and the Farmhand

Prompt - Take two characters from a story, (i.e. one you've read/watched or written yourself) and write a new piece in which their roles are switched. I was watching Revenge of the Sith over the weekend, and a thought occurred to me: what if something changed, Luke had been adopted by Bail Organa of Alderaan, … Continue reading Writer’s Prompt #7 – The Prince and the Farmhand

Writing Prompt #3 – A Character’s Childhood

I've always found it pleasantly amusing and, to some degree, fascinating to wonder what various grown-up characters in books or TV must have been like as children. Steven Spielberg's Young Sherlock Holmes movie presented an interesting take on Sherlock Holmes' childhood with theories to why Holmes didn't date and how he first met Professor Moriarty. … Continue reading Writing Prompt #3 – A Character’s Childhood