February Wrap Up and New Short Story

Greetings! Today's post will be a short one, and mostly just an announcement concerning a new short story I've made public on the site. I wrote this one last November during National Novel Writing Month; it's rougher around the edges but still one I wanted to share. You can find that story, and a brief... Continue Reading →

Unfinished Stories: Child of the Sun

Introduction: This snippet is presented as the fifth of my "unfinished stories"---a series of short tales I've begun to enjoy including here on the Goblin Opinions site. This one is particularly unique, as it was originally intended to be the prologue of a novel I began writing last November. Now, things got a little sidetracked... Continue Reading →

Writing with Clarity

Greetings! Today I'd like to talk to you about an aspect of writing that I've had a hard time with recently, and that I know others struggle with, but that I believe there is a clear solution to. I've recently been reading Dæmon Voices, a collection of essays on writing by the English author Philip... Continue Reading →

Science Fiction: A Genre Study

Greetings! Today I’ll be discussing the great genre of science fiction, providing examples of the genre at work, and examining its various applications. The goal here is to give you a better understanding of the genre, and perhaps some inspiration for your own stories set within it.  Primary subgenres A difference should be mentioned here:... Continue Reading →

Judging Popular Fantasy Maps

Good afternoon! Today I'll be assessing and ranking a series of ten maps from modern and classical fantasy stories. There are too many of these to count, but I'll do my best—apologies if I'm not able to get to one you wanted to see. By no means am I some sort of cartography expert, but... Continue Reading →

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