Monday, December 15, 2008
R. Chronicles Begins
Today I worked on research, character profiles, series timeline, and world-building for book one in the RC series. Here are some of the fascinating items I spent my time googling:
1. Chain whips
2. Custom built choppers (After thoroughly perusing Harley Davidson's site and realizing that none of the basic offerings were right for my character.)
3. Mythological creatures
4. Chicago's neighborhoods, transit system, and high profile landmarks.
5. Druid staffs
6. The magical properties of various types of wood as accepted by Celtic Druids
7. Pancakes (Okay, these I already knew but still, it's always best to be totally familiar with your character's preferences. Plus, they were good.)
All in all, an interesting and fairly productive day. I'll be working more tonight to finish my goal for the day.