Moonlake’s Book Discoveries: March 2023

Fantasy Storm Front by Jim Butcher A lot of the people I know really liked this series so I picked it up. For me, it was okay but I didn’t love it. Not sure whether that was my issue with audiobooks again after a lapse but it’s not really holding my attention despite me usingContinue reading “Moonlake’s Book Discoveries: March 2023”

Chinese Lore- A selection of mythical fauna (10)

Red Ru Physical Description: A fish with a human’s face Special Properties: Its call is like that of Yuan Yang (a type of water bird that always appears in couples). Eating its meat can cure scabies. Ran Yi Fish Physical Description: A six-legged fish with a snake’s head Special Properties: Eating this fish can preventContinue reading “Chinese Lore- A selection of mythical fauna (10)”

Moonlake’s Writing Updates- Mar 2023

As of the time of writing, I’m delving into enneagrams in an attempt to get closer to my characters, an idea I had taken from K. M Weiland (I bought a Humble bundle containing two of her books last year and I recently read them). I’m quite confident that I have my male protagonist peggedContinue reading “Moonlake’s Writing Updates- Mar 2023”

When I try to explain where I’m from people imagine…

The jump-off line is from In Your Next Letter by Carrie Shipers.  When I try to explain where I’m from people imagine shopping and food. I interrupt with tall buildings, noise and the stink of markets. Here, most of the food are frozen so they don’t stink as bad. But in a market where youContinue reading “When I try to explain where I’m from people imagine…”