Celestial Castles Beyond Our Own

To write of fairy tales is, as J.R.R. Tolkien once asserted, “a rash adventure.” For fairy tales are enigmas, difficult to define and impossible to believe. And yet we believe them, because they are ultimately more real that real life. They offer us a glimpse of a distant, approaching reality that we cannot see. This … Continue reading Celestial Castles Beyond Our Own

Action/Adventure Genre

Action/Adventure is an EXTERNAL GENRE. External Genres, as opposed to Internal, are primarily driven by a problem that comes up outside the person, and solving this problem results in the end of the story. The problem usually looks like a large-scale villain. Someone the protagonist has to face off against and prevent them from doing … Continue reading Action/Adventure Genre