Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Hello, everyone. Today we bid farewell to June. However, it is still June. The July issue of “Dead of Winter” is on schedule for release on the first Wednesday of the month. (Although I don’t commit to a firm publication schedule, that’s my own generally desired date.) I’m sharing some of my writing process today. Don’t worry — no spoilers.
I’ve mentioned that I draw inspiration from existing mythology and locations, because it gives the reader’s imagination a subtle, perhaps subconscious prompt to fill in details. The “world” in Dead of Winter includes many countries. I wanted two of them to remind you of Ireland and Scotland, so I researched Celtic mythology. There I came across a truly fearsome creature, which first appears in Journey 5, Llyn Pistyll Falls. Although that isn’t the last we’ll see of it.
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