Two years ago Forest of Fenris was released. It was my first published book, and it was also my first ever fantasy book. I am, and will probably always be, most comfortable writing contemporary stories, but I do like the three fantasy stories I have had published.
It all started with a prompt. I do believe the first one was “into the forest”. That was the first scene in the book. The next prompt continued the story, then came the third, the fourth, and soon I had the whole story unfolding in my head. I was pretty darn pleased with it, because I managed to do something I never had done before; the world building of a completely fantastical world and to actually write and finish the story itself.
All in all, I am happy with the story. That’s not to say that there aren’t things I would change with it, if I could do it over again. Mainly, the ending. The feedback I’ve had on it is that it ended too quickly. If I could do something, it would be to draw the ending out a bit. However, I do like the ending it has. It simply felt right to end it there, and it set up the events for Brand’s sequel, Desert Fire.