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Books on Writing Fantasy

My latest post at Fantasy Faction is up here. I did a quick review of five of my favorite books on writing fantasy.

There are a lot of books on writing, and when I first started writing I read all of them. 90 more words

Writing the fantastical scientist

My latest article on Fantasy Faction is up, discussing scientists/researchers in fantasy. You can find it here. As I mentioned in the article, the wizard is often the fantasy equivalent to the scientist in science fiction. 30 more words

Realism in Fantasy and the Nit-Picky Reader

For first time visitors here, I write a regular series about biological realism in fantasy at Fantasy Faction, so it’s a topic I like to discuss. 236 more words

Posting Schedule!

So far I’ve used this blog entirely to post my recently published articles (like this one and this other one), but I think it’s time to expand. 224 more words

Fantasy Creatures and Urban Living

My newest article about using real world biology to inspire urban fantasy settings is up at Fantasy Faction. Be sure to check it out here… 94 more words

Fantasy Faction’s Grim Gathering part 2: “You write wrong”

In the second instalment of this two part article on the third Grim Gathering event by Fantasy-Faction, authors Joe Abercrombie, Peter V. Brett, Mark Lawrence and Peter Newman talk about their creative process and other writerly things. 1,120 more words