Tag: reading

DIY Fantasy and Sci-Fi Soundtracks: 5 Pieces to get you started

A film’s soundtrack can be one of the most powerful aspects of the movie-going experience, but what about the movies we play in our heads while writing or reading? If you ask authors about their writing routines, many will say they write to music. My urban fantasy gets a pop music soundtrack. My steampunk? Classical…
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Which Witch? Why we love both versions of Sabrina The Teenage Witch

  Season 2 of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina dropped on Netflix last month and I, for one, was excited. You see, children of the nineties like myself, knew the character of Sabrina Spellman as portrayed by Melissa Joan Hart very well. Sabrina was a zany teenage girl. A half-mortal, half-witch who spends her time…
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Writing Strong Women In Historically-Based Fiction

  What do you do when your assassin is supposed to sneak across the rooftops wearing a corset, a bustle, and high heeled boots? Setting stories in historical (or historical-like) settings opens the door to any number of head-scratching issues, and wardrobing is just the start. Since I’m a history nerd, I want to understand…
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Spring Cleaning Book Tag With Emma Jane Holloway

Welcome! Every Tuesday the authors of Rogue Skies will be bringing you some fun book/author tags! So what are tag posts? A tag post is a series of questions that we will answer and then challenge our readers or other blogger and authors to do too! It’s just a fun way to get to know…
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5 Fantasy Weapons Ranked From Worst to Best

  Ah, fantasy weapons. They’re a part of the reason we love this genre, am I right? We love our fantasy weapons so much that they’re right there in the name of some fantasy subset genres: sword and sorcery. But some are better, in my opinion, than others. And so, I bring to you, dear…
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How the Media Invented Jack the Ripper

  Jack the Ripper is a favorite subject for fiction writers for many reasons and the notion that the sinister drama is true ranks high among them. However, we don’t know the killer’s name or occupation, if there were one or several killers, and even the exact number of victims. The number of suspects is…
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Netflix Book Tag With S.A. McClure

Welcome! Every Tuesday the authors of Rogue Skies will be bringing you some fun book/author tags! So what are tag posts? A tag post is a series of questions that we will answer and then challenge our readers or other blogger and authors to do too! It’s just a fun way to get to know…
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