Lyorta The Wandering Princess, ProloguePrologue
~ 845 CE “2nd Season, 5th Moon, 3rd Week, 5th Day” ~ Dusk
Golgotha’s Capitol Elitus
Dusty soil erupts from the ground. Mighty hooves thunder across open road. The horizon’s burning sunset lights the warm summer night. A gallant soldier travels over bittersweet pastures, a band of cavalry armed with rifle and spear, follow, brazen, regal, and oriented. His flowing white cape shines ablaze in dying solar rays.
Guildred avow with urgency rides towards a castle obscured in a rusty haze. Panic pumps through his veins beating like a war drum. He wraps his horse’s leather bridle tightly in hand. Raising his saber, Guildred points forward. His troop ready their spears. Drawing closer to the city's gates the dirt road was replaced with rounded stones. The knight’s heart crawls into his neck as he rears his horse to a standstill.
A pair of guards at the city gates point at Guildred’s neck with long polearms.
Lyorta Series IntroductionThe epoch of the ancients was closing, they're once eternal rule has ended. The world was unmade, shrouded by darkness reduced to a barren wasteland of dragons and other untold monsters. The heavens arched as the armies of the gods fought with the ancient ones. Xyreus, lord of the gods, rose up against his master, the ancient Lathos. Their endless battle continued as the inhabitants of the world wept. The skies shattered.
Many gods died, and the ancients torn to pieces. In the end, the final battle was between the seven remaining gods able to fight the last willing ancient Nhurakal. All watched as their struggle shook the foundation of the creation.
When it was over, the cosmos were shattered. New worlds had formed out of the bodies of the ancients. The impossible powers once held by the gods quivered and fell away from them. An endless time passed as the competencies of the gods collected becoming the world known as Lyorta.
In the beginning, it was a hollow world only inhabited by the
5 Great Places To Find Inspiring MusicIntroduction
Have you ever been sitting down to write and just can’t seem to find the right type of music to help you along? Yeah, I been there myself many times. So when I have times like that I tend to roam looking for original bands and music. I have found a few little invaluable resources on YouTube. So can you guess what today’s blog is all about? You guessed it; some great music resources. So let’s get rolling.
#1: Pandora Journey
When I am writing sci-fi I tend to use this wonderful collection of music. With some “Videos” that have over an hour of music, you can get yourself lost in your writing. This is a great stop if you are looking for something to get your heart pounding.
#2: The Prime Cronus
Writing Tips: Word Count Vs Time Spent WritingWriting Tips: Word Count Vs Time Writing
I hear allot of writers suggesting people set goals to keep them writing. Often it can be confusing hearing so many different routines. It's good to have a goal. At the same time, it is best to make one that works for you. Just because it works for someone else does not mean it will work for you.
Word Count Goals
Some writers like to set a certain word count for writing. This can range from as few words as 100 words to massive amounts like 3000 words. If you know you can write x number of words daily then it's easy to manage your progress. This is good for people with a lot of time on their hands.
Time Writing Goals
Other writers like to write for a set amount of time. Some writers only write for short periods throughout the day; some sit-down and write for hours on end. Authors who write like this take more care into the content they are writing but might not achieve as much.
Realistic Goals Vs Unrealistic Goals
While, it is nice to