This post forms part of my series of posts on “Epicness in the Bible“. “David’s Mighty Men” is the title used in some bibles, and it is the title I have grown used to. The story of David’s mighty men is definitely among my favorite parts of the bible… it’s so darn EPIC! If the story […]Read more "Epicness in the Bible: The Mighty Men"
First and foremost, I think I have to give some background knowledge as to where this post is coming from. I am one of those stereotypical Tolkien fanboys. I love Middle Earth, I love the world Tolkien created – the characters, the languages, the races, the maps, the history… yeah… pretty much the whole thing. […]Read more "“The Children of Húrin” – A Middle Earth work I actually didn’t enjoy"
There is something very strange about those first few pages that you read in a book… so many emotions and thoughts come to mind when I think about the experience of just starting a new novel: intrigue, judgement, excitement, loathing, disgust, pleasure – and the list goes on. After going through that experience a few […]Read more "Those first few pages"
As part of my quest to work through the best selling fantasy books/series of all time, “The Belgariad” was one hurdle to be crossed… and a big hurdle at that. Let’s just start off by saying the books are big, very big. Even though there are only 5 books in the series, each paper-bound adventure […]Read more "Thoughts on “The Belgariad” by David Eddings"
Before I get to what this post really is about, let me first state the following for the record: I actually quite enjoy “The Maze Runner” movie franchise. Now I haven’t read the books, so my knowledge of the Maze Runner world is currently limited to what I have seen on the screen for both […]Read more "The Maze Runner – a world building fail?"
The Shannara Chronicles will be hitting the TV screen in January 2016. Based on the bestselling fantasy book series by Terry Brooks, this seriously has a lot of potential to be a very cool TV series. The series will pick up the story at “The Elfstones of Shannara”, the second book in the original book trilogy, […]Read more "The Shannara Chronicles: Here’s hoping"
This post forms part of my series on Story Ideas. This idea was spawned from a collaborative effort with one of my friends, so I don’t claim full idea ownership. In the not-so-distant future, there was a rather poor archipelago island country in the deep ocean. The poor people became disgruntled with their living circumstances, resorting to lives […]Read more "Story idea: Hunt"