Dark Fantasy

A Story with 3 Genres

Mongolian Writing - a place for God`s meditation
Image by Jeff Bauche._.·´¯) via Flickr

An idea hit me. One that I love. One that I really want to write, but I have one little problem...

I am not sure what genre to set it in!! The basic idea is to explore spirituality, power, and the power of relationships to save people.

I know that is a little vague, but it is a complex story with a generic outline that spans four novels at the moment.

My biggest problem is that I can see the story existing in three different settings

  1. My existing Barrens End setting, where Liquid Sky, Fate's Harrow, and Shine like Thunder take place.
  2. A new modern supernatural horror setting that would be somewhere between the Vampire Chronicles, Harry Potter, and the Cthulu Mythos.
  3. A unique hybrid fantasy setting, a kind of sword and sorcery/dark fantasy/supernatural horror/steampunk thing.

I can honestly see the story in each of these settings, and how each will affect the plot. I am partly looking for comments, and part thinking out loud. I am really unsure which way to go.

What would you all like to see?  I am really open to suggestions

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]

12 Day of Tales

Fiction-1I have an idea, more of a notion or a hope, but I think it would be pretty cool if I can pull it off.What if this year to celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas, I gave you all 12 free stories in 12 different genres. To make it even more interesting, I will see if I can get some other writers to join in.

You all have been so great to me, the least I could do is get you some free stories.

I am not sure how feasible this is. It is a lot to write in a short time, but I think it would be really fun to try. Now the question remains, what should the 12 genres be?

  1. Steampunk
  2. Elfpunk
  3. Mythpunk
  4. Space Opera
  5. Galactic Empire
  6. Wuxia
  7. High Fantasy
  8. Dark Fantasy
  9. Supernatural Horror
  10. Space Western
  11. Contemporary Fantasy
  12. Sword and Sorcery

I think that is a good list, but I would be interested in what you all think. Do you want the stories to be tied together with a particular theme? We have to act quickly. Time is ticking away.

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]

12 Day of Tales

Fiction-1I have an idea, more of a notion or a hope, but I think it would be pretty cool if I can pull it off.What if this year to celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas, I gave you all 12 free stories in 12 different genres. To make it even more interesting, I will see if I can get some other writers to join in.

You all have been so great to me, the least I could do is get you some free stories.

I am not sure how feasible this is. It is a lot to write in a short time, but I think it would be really fun to try. Now the question remains, what should the 12 genres be?

  1. Steampunk
  2. Elfpunk
  3. Mythpunk
  4. Space Opera
  5. Galactic Empire
  6. Wuxia
  7. High Fantasy
  8. Dark Fantasy
  9. Supernatural Horror
  10. Space Western
  11. Contemporary Fantasy
  12. Sword and Sorcery

I think that is a good list, but I would be interested in what you all think. Do you want the stories to be tied together with a particular theme? We have to act quickly. Time is ticking away.

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]