In today’s post, I wanted to share a personal story about inspiration in creative writing, and how we can hope for it, and lay the groundwork, but we can’t force it.
It’s interesting how sometimes a story just needs time to settle…. A lot of time, in my case.
I’m feeling “inspired” today to talk about my original idea for “The Crimson League.” I don’t know if I’ve ever done that on this blog. I got the original idea Freshman year in college after a dream. I wanted to write a story set in a different world about a resistance group fighting an evil sorcerer, and I wanted some characters to have magic, others not to. (That all ended up being a big part of my final novel and trilogy.)
I liked the idea of magic in Herezoth being symbolic of…
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