light

Let There Be Light…..

Light is a subject near and dear to my heart, and important to take into consideration when writing fiction set in the past. The fact is that people in the past simply saw the world differently than we do because of light. Even daylight was different, without all the pollutants in the air, and the night sky shone so brilliantly with stars that we must go to very remote places on our planet to catch even a glimpse of what they saw. And see things, they did: comets and shooting stars. Medieval writings abound with mentions of the things they...

Continue reading...