Escape into fantasy, and the mystical world of magic mixed with adventure. You are in good company although chose your company wisely. There are anti-heroes, wizards, and a range of chaotic characters ahead. Not to mention dragons. A fantasy world set in an ancient mythical world has to have dragons.
Tales of sword and sorcery captivated Chantelle from a young age. Reading until all hours of the night to find out what would happen to the characters. There was just one problem the story would finish far too soon.
Hidden away in the distant past the life of a fantasy writer began. The real life struggles have been a saga all of their own for author Chantelle Griffin. Originally known as Chantelle Lowe and born in Tasmania, Australia. Her dreams haunted her from an early age. Vivid tumultuous dreams carrying adventure and danger. It took the author into a fantasy world filled with sorcery and treachery. The story continues to captivate her writing.
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Making Way for Ideas
Much plotting and scheming occurs as the story thickens. Especially when characters develop a sense of entitlement and take over. At the beginning the story stays with the plot. Then the scheming deepens the conflict. Adding all sorts of misadventure and danger to the path.
The most fun is had when the story leads in a different direction. Then collides with the end at full pace. Making room for ideas can be a challenge. With results that can be spectacular and unexpected.
A Space for Writing
Chantelle writes with her laptop on the dining room table while enjoying a warm cup of tea. Two notebooks, a dictionary, and baby names book (for naming characters) are essential items. Tucked away in the cupboard nearby is an old map of the fantasy world. Unfinished short stories and character descriptions.
At the end of the day there may be an hour for writing, it all adds up. Headphones and music help to focus on the characters. The author writes in the evening, and loves the magic of sunset. With the shadows creeping along the ground until the sky grows dark.