Of Towers, Castles and the Battles Writers Wage…

White Tower II by .: Philipp Klinger :..
The Rook, Tower or Castle in the game of chess speaks to boundaries.

Towers and Castles of the medieval era served not simply as homes, but also places of protection, that place to which rulers, those of their court, and the soldiers guarding them retreated and from which they waged battle.

The Tower provided a place from which the sentry or guardsmen could look out and view those coming to do battle or offend–those who sought to defeat the monarch and occupy her or his home.

Each time we set out to write a story or novel, we wage a war. Read the rest of this entry…

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~ by Anjuelle Floyd on May 4, 2010.

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