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Or The Demon Will Take Her Children? Every One Of Them.

«eradicate-neka» said the Spinner.
And if I fail? asked Kerrid.
«neka-takes-your-children»

But, alas, Kerrid needs first to return to the Realm of Divinities before she can complete her  task. 25 more words

Feast Fables

An interview with Cindy Young Turner

There’s nothing more exciting for a new author than to see her first novel in print. That dream recently came true for a member of my writing group, Cindy Young Turner. 1,282 more words

What do you consider your greatest accomplishment in the area of fantasy fiction writing in 2010?

The thought for the day is:  What do you consider your greatest accomplishment in the area of fantasy fiction writing in 2010?  And why?   I’ll go first, shall I? 523 more words

General

Madeleine Stories

Today my editor and I were swapping our Madeleine L’Engle stories, and it occurs to me this is something worth blogging about.

I met Madeleine on three different occasions. 481 more words

A Slovenly Source

Because of my book Dragonfly–okay, and because of stories such as “The Bone Man”–I’m sometimes considered a horror writer. As such, the editors of… 720 more words

Writing Space

Writers tend to love their tools. As a kid, I wrote with a certain type of very soft-leaded mechanical pencil. When my pages were stacked together, the graphite on them would smear, so that in time, the words became almost indistinguishable on the sheets of uniform, cloudy gray. 395 more words

Fantasy Fiction Writing

Looking from a Certain Angle

“There is not a single homely thing that, looked at from a certain angle, does not become fairy.”

–Hope Mirrlees, Lud-in-the-Mist

I’m about a third of the way into the extraordinary book quoted above. 522 more words

Hope Mirrlees