Why It Works for Me – Brian Fagan’s “The Little Ice Age”

This is the ninth in a series I’m doing wherein I discuss why a particular piece of writing works for me, aka, this piece of writing taught me something about writing, encouraged me to be a better writer, engaged me, captivated me, educated me, et cetera. As I’ve written elsewhere, it’s one thing to know … Continue reading “Why It Works for Me – Brian Fagan’s “The Little Ice Age””

Why It Works for Me – Brian Fagan’s “The First North Americans”

This is the seventh in a series wherein I discuss why a particular piece of writing works for me, aka, this piece of writing taught me something about writing, encouraged me to be a better writer, engaged me, captivated me, educated me, et cetera. As I’ve written elsewhere, it’s one thing to know something is … Continue reading “Why It Works for Me – Brian Fagan’s “The First North Americans””

World-Building – Weather

I’ve yet to encounter a created world that does not make use of climate and weather directly or indirectly. That includes this one. Consider the history of earth and the interdependencies between life and climate become obvious (I hope). Read anything by Brian Fagan and you’ll get a taste of those interdependencies beautifully written. Examples … Continue reading “World-Building – Weather”