January 14, 2017

Inspiration

My wife asked me who my greatest inspiration was for writing? I sat back about to launch into a full explanation of always wanting to write but then my wife changed the question to what inspired you to write ‘The Rosethorn Chronicles.’? I wanted to read about a family that completes a series of quests that lead the final member of the family into a titanic battle. This was inspired by the Dungeons and Dragons named items quests. The concept was that as a character you needed to go on a quest to find set pieces or unique items. This sort of details is beloved by dungeon masters as it adds to the story that they can tell by weaving subtle hints to the whereabouts of said items. This can then either fracture a group as quest objectives can suddenly become competing. When I played, […]