Storms May Come – Chapter 9

The sand was soft between my toes as I strolled down the beach towards the festivities. Decorations of pink and orange coral and sea glass in shades from green to purple hung from palm trees and adorned tables. I sat on a driftwood bench next to Ailsa. “You did an incredible job with these decorations,” I said as I smiled.  […]

Baraboo Murder Mystery Weekend

Greetings Fantasy Nerds! First off, we apologize for not posting last Sunday, but it’s because we were together doing an amazing event! In this post, we will tell you all about it. Every year for the last five years in Baraboo, WI the town holds an event called Baraboo Murder Mystery Weekend!  During the event, the entire downtown is transformed […]

Storms May Come – Chapter 5

After escorting Ailsa and her mother to the Siren Sea to place their offering I met up with Fina.  “How did the young one do?” She inquired. I chuckled and responded “Very well the Sirens did not scare her one bit, she was in awe then excitedly waved to them. She will fare well here, her mother on the other […]

Plague

A crinkled-skinned man looked around with glistening dark eyes, and drool slowly dripped from his lips. “Yes-yes all according to plan!” His face stretched into a too-long smile, cracks in his lips opening further a path for blood.  The sky was dark above, a dense fog stretching past all sight. Contorting shadows littered every inch of the ground, their moans […]

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 […]

Growth

The earth below The earth above Don’t know where I’m going Or which way is up Do you ever feel lost? Like a ship on the sea No land in sight No reprieve  I’m hungry I’m thirsty Nothing satisfies I live each day not feeling alive How can it be this way A hollow feeling every day I know I […]

Best Cookbooks for Fantasy Nerds

Welcome, Fantasy Nerds! This week we wanted to share some of our favorite cookbooks that feature recipes from fantasy fandoms we love. If you are a fantasy nerd who is interested in cooking or baking, these books are for you! A Feast of Ice and Fire A Feast of Ice and Fire is the official companion cookbook to the Game […]

Writing Check-Up with Clever & WTF

Greetings fellow Fantasy Nerds! As we’ve now passed the four-year mark on our blog and this year is flying by, we thought it was a good time for a writing check-up. Join us as we discuss our goals, achievements, and what the future looks like for Clever&WTF. Be sure to let us know in the comments what your goals are! […]