Tag Archives: Tolkien

Dealing with criticism


I have an urban noir fantasy series I’m working on. Some have compared it favorably and not at all favorably to Jim Butcher’s Dresden series. One worthy even accused me of plagiarizing not Butcher’s words, but his entire world. Hmm, … Continue reading

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Keeping it “fresh”


There is a catchphrase in the literary agent world, and yes, even though it is only one word, it is indeed a phrase due to its usage, fresh. If we were able to compile every work of fiction going back … Continue reading

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