I’m never quite sure how best to describe magic. It’s one area in which I’m deeply under-practiced as a fantasy author.
Category Archives: The Continuing Adventures of Sif Commentary
In one of those serial author moments wherein ongoing story sheds light on past events and I totally didn’t mean it, Sif’s arrival at the Akademi der Luftsenmagiker is exactly the kind of moment the luftsenmagiker would point to as … Continue reading
Sorry about the missed update. It’s been a busy week, and my electronic hydrometer project has been taking up a lot of my time. Guess I’m down to 7 off days for the rest of 2018 now. I think I’ve … Continue reading
Scheduling posts for mid-June already? Where has the year gone? Then again, May 15 feels like about a year ago already, so I guess it’s not so bad. Magiska Akademier: the schools of magic, sometimes the Guilds. Most terms of … Continue reading
In the future, I’m not doing letters. Holy cow has it been annoying.
This one was even more of a pain to typeset than the one preceding. Diviners are widely disliked for just this sort of thing.
The typesetting here was a pain. Fun fact: I wrote this letter immediately following the end of The Long Retreat, and The Continuing Adventures of Sif sort of grew out of it.
Sorry for the lateness of the hour—I always forget to set these up if I don’t do both at once on Sunday. I only have a rough map of the Riverfronts in my head. For reasons I can’t get into … Continue reading
Yngvar’s has a lot of mythology around it, although I haven’t brought any of it up to the current revision of the world. I’d like to do that sometime. It’s a neat place.
It took me some time to settle on the particular mode of teaching employed at the Magiska Akademier. Some of it depends on which school you study. Conjurers/trollernmagiker in particular are big on the book learning, along with telemancers/färdenmagiker, while … Continue reading