blogging, General

Welcome Back

I’m excited to be back! Initially when I decided to take a hiatus from active posting here on the Written Vixen, it was intended to do some basic clean-up that I didn’t have the time to do effectively. Amidst trying to balance writing, updating the blog and my daily life, I found an opportunity to… Continue reading Welcome Back

worldbuilding

Worldbuilding: Maps

At some point in my life, I want to arrange a home office that contains a map of every fictional world I love. Tolkien’s Middle Earth, Paolini’s Alagaësia, McCaffery’s world of Pern. An entire wall dedicated just to the maps of fictional worlds. I love the look of fictional maps. And there’s no better place… Continue reading Worldbuilding: Maps

General

Twisted Tales

In cultures all over the world, there are timeless stories. Often these are oral stories we might hear from parents or grandparents. Most of them have a moral bend—instructing the listeners to be kind, to have compassion and to stay hopeful. A lot of these stories get lumped in under fairy tales.   There’s a… Continue reading Twisted Tales