Phantastes by George MacDonald is so fun and imaginative I can’t stop reading it. It’s about a man who ends up in Fairyland and wanders in and out of trouble. C.S. Lewis claims this is one of his childhood favorites. It is quite inspirational for me and even more so for some of the pieces I’m working on. I have a thing for older literature so a book published in 1858 is perfect for me.
Here’s a link if you’d like to check it out.
Happy Hump Day Everyone
My all time favorite blogger is S.K. Nicholas at Myredabyss.com.
He just amazes me with his brain and creativity. His blog has grown and evolved along with him and it’s quite entertaining to watch. He has yet to bore me. I always feel my review of his blog will never be good enough. So I just like to share his link and tell everyone I love it. He has written two books A Journal for Damned Lovers I & II. You should check them out and buy them when your funds are replenished, you know, from all the holiday shopping.
The first blogger I’ve ever read religiously and still do is Cristian Mihai.
He writes inspirational blog posts, books, and shares his experiences on being a writer. I always learn something new from his posts. He is enlightening and inspiring and has improved my writing thought processes in so many ways. Sometimes I can even hear his advice in my head when I’m second guessing myself (which is quite often). He writes about real life content and uses his real life experiences to improve others artistry. None of that fluffy bullshit like “everything just magically landed in my lap.” He writes about the true struggles of being a writer. He has written a handful of books and I’m sure there are more to come. One of my favorites of his is Jazz. I couldn’t put it down. It’s about a writers journey including love, loss, and it’s great.
And last but not least I love Dirty Sci-Fi Buddha’s Musings .
He makes me think with every Musing post. And he’s really good at relating it all to writing and creating in general. He’s interesting, thought provoking, and always seems to keep me coming back for more. He wrote Echo volumes 1, 2, & 3. What I’ve read so far is action packed and quite entertaining.
Pictures from individual author pages on Amazon.com