Welcome to Weekend Writing Warriors, the blog hop where authors post 8-10 sentences from their current, newly released, or upcoming work in progress. I’m still posting the first chapter of Storm of the Gods, the first book in my new and upcoming urban fantasy series. Last week, the folks fighting our main character Derek made a big mistake when they attacked Derek’s younger brother, Liam. They unleashed his Berserker Rage, the scariest power a war-scion possesses, and they’re about to realize the depth of their trouble (apologies for the swearing! :D)
“Gage, what the fuck did you just do?” screamed the woman.
The dark-scion––Gage––sprinted toward the truck. His corrosive magic struck the doors and gouged them open. The dracaenae’s howls tore free.
In the background, the water-scion hovered near my brother’s prone form. She knelt down and hovered her hand above his chest, snowy magic drifting from her fingertips into his torso.
No no don’t you dare don’t touch him––
My body heated with magic.
Oh boy, what’s he going to do?!
In other news, I’ve been working on the world-building for my NaNoWriMo project, since Storm of the Gods is with my editor and off my plate for the next week or so. I’ve been trying to find the best way to organize my thoughts and have everything in one place, having to choose from my chalkboard to notebooks to Scrivener. I think I’m going to stick with Scrivener and use my notebooks and board for other things, since the idea of typing actually doesn’t make my hand want to cramp up.
Since I’m working on the world-building and want it to be vast, I’m trying to make sure that nothing is missing. What do you think are some important elements of a story’s world?
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