Ciao, amici! The days are passing with dizzying speed. Makes me think of warp drives and worm holes (since I’m in sci-fi mode these days) but my series is decidedly grounded on our planet. Doesn’t mean I won’t take to the stars later, but as for now, no space operas. Just alien invasions.
There’s a reason sci-fi and fantasy get lumped together so often. They both require suspension of belief and extensive world-building. My love for this type of writing started back before I could even read. It started with fairytales. Today’s quote is another by Neil Gaiman (the guy seriously says a lot of profound stuff).
Fairy tales are more than true:
not because they tell us that dragons exist,
but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
I’m having so much fun slaying my dragons. And I don’t just mean literary monsters. I think writers battle…
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