Fantasy is a genre that goes beyond make-believe. In worlds where anything can happen, we can learn about truth and what it means to be human.
Memorial Day is when we take time to remember the people who have died and what they have done for us. The best memorial is what we do from now on.
Characters in a story have a deep and dark place in their story arcs. We have them in our lives as well. Do you know yours, or better - the solution?
Limited resources requires different organizing methods. Quilt organizing for life and stories, takes what you have to create and function.
Contrast is taking two complete opposites and putting them together to accentuate the differences. The complementing is good in life, and in writing.