Tag: Guy Gavriel Kay

  • January 2020 — A Wrap-Up

    January 2020 — A Wrap-Up

    44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith So, Mr. Smith’s books are usually a hit or a miss for me. For instance, I loved the No.1 Ladies Detective Agency installment that I read last year. But the book before it was a bore. Thought I’d give another series a try and found it’s the same. In […]

  • Reading Anniversaries: First in a Series & Singles–September Edition

    Reading Anniversaries: First in a Series & Singles–September Edition

    These are the books that I read in different Septembers throughout my reading life and have left an impression on me. 2016 I think I have said a lot on this topic and will be saying more in the future. To read what I have been saying, check out Project Frankenstein. 2015 I have been […]

  • Tolkein, False Starts, and Guy Gavriel Kay

    “And I learned a lot about false starts in writing. I mean that in a really serious way. His [Tolkien’s] false starts.” “…So I was looking at drafts of The Lord of the Rings and rough starts for The Silmarillion and came to realise they don’t spring full-blown, utterly, completely formed in brilliance. They get […]