Bunny

Bunny, resident intern and proud knight of Mythcreants, is an avid author, amateur illustrator, and aspiring role-player. Chances are she's either currently engaged in an hours-long worldbuilding discussion, watching a video essay about something trivial, up to her neck in homework, or some combination of the above. She's just another well-meaning dork trying to get through high school unscathed.

Writing

Five Signs Your Narration Is Sexist

Sexism in stories can be quite egregious. Heroes may outright state that women don’t belong on the battlefield, rape is often treated like a cutesy and forgivable mistake, and supposedly likable characters act in blatantly misogynist ways. Although these cases remain distressingly prevalent in popular … read more »

Inspiration

Classical Music to Set Any Scene

Most authors listen to music while they write. But, as anyone who’s assembled a playlist knows, picking the right pieces can be tricky. There’s a whole world of songs to choose from, but when writing a particular scene, a composition with a particular mood or … read more »

Writing

How to Use the Uncanny in Your Writing

A hand with all of the fingers the same length. Eye whites that aren’t white. Seeing a stranger in the mirror. A subtler cousin of horror, the uncanny is more about discomfort than fear. Sigmund Freud* described it as, in greatly paraphrased form here, making … read more »