Immersion and the Revival…

So much yes in here!

Queen of the Waiting Ones

…Show, Don’t Tell…

Every writer knows this little bit of crucial advice.  It’s how we manage to convey the innermost thoughts and feelings of our characters without using pages and pages of arbitrary scene description.  In this context, we take the reader along with the protagonist, on the journey and into the action as it is happening, not as an afterthought.  It helps the reader to suspend their disbelief if they feel like they are a part of the story, experiencing situations while in their midst.

In a way, this could also be applied to religious activities.  This is why video and audio contributions from Polytheist authors and bloggers become so popular. People want and need to see how things are accomplished, even if they later decide not to practice in the ways observed.  You see, without dedicated land and buildings set aside for the worship of the Gods, we…

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