How to Begin Writing a Story

We know from first-hand experience that beginning a story is the hardest part. Sometimes it’s coming up with the story idea in general, other times it’s putting those first words onto paper. So, we decided to share some of the strategies that have worked for us. Start with the Ending If you’ve never heard this before, we wanted to let […]

Best Places to Stay for Fantasy Nerds

Earth and Sky Dwellings We’ve wanted to stay at these Harry Potter & Lord of the Rings-themed AirBnBs for a while now, and once you see them you’ll understand! Earth and Sky Dwellings has two Harry Potter dwellings, Wizard’s Hollow and Alchemy, and one LOTR hut, Dragon’s Knoll. Located in the mountains of North Carolina, they are a relaxing getaway. […]

New Year’s Reading Resolutions

Welcome, Fantasy Nerds! We’ve done posts before on our writing resolutions and how to accomplish them, so this year we decided to focus on reading resolutions for the New Year. Reading more is a New Year’s resolution we can get behind! To help us in our goal, we got these awesome scratch-off posters of 100 Epic Reads. We thought it […]

Happy Holidays Fantasy Nerds!

Greetings Fantasy Nerds, we hope you have a wonderfully warm holiday season filled with aromatic cookies, piping hot cocoa, and quality family time! We will be taking a two-week break for the holidays, but below you can find links to some of our past stories and holiday-themed blog posts. Let us know in the comments below about your fun holiday […]

A Miracle for the Holidays

For those of you who know me or may have read my other story, you know about my husband’s battle with cancer. Now that I know how this story ends, I want to share with you a little hope for the holidays, and all the small miracles we’ve experienced along the way. The first miracles we experienced before we even […]

Halloween Horror Nights 2023

Welcome, Fantasy Nerds! This week we want to share with you our most recent adventure…Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. This is a family tradition that we look forward to every year. Read on to find out what it’s like to go and hear about all the fun we had! We of course had to get souvenir […]

Best Quotes for Book Nerds

Welcome, Fantasy Nerds! We’ve done a post in the past on our favorite writing quotes, so this week we thought it would be fun to share our favorite bookish quotes. We hope these inspire all our fellow book nerds! “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” -George […]