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Book Review - A Dance with Dragons

I finally managed to find the time to finish this gigantic piece of work. A Dance with Dragons is the fifth and latest book of the “A Song of Ice and Fire series” written by George RR Martin. 828 more words

Fantasy Book Series: A Personal History

I used to read fantasy book series all the time. Except for required school reading, I read almost nothing but series through college. Returning to the same worlds and the same characters was comforting when I and everything around me seemed to be changing by the minute. 1,431 more words


The buried genre

After a week or more’s musing, I think I have worked out what was so difficult for me in the reading of Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant… 199 more words


Bakkalon the Pale Child, and Flames

Magali Villeneuve

This is one of the many opposing-parallels between Daenerys and Bran. Martin has clearly taken his first ideas from the story And Seven Times… 5,179 more words


The Silver Queen-Coin


A Storm of Swords – Daenerys VI
“Taint?” Dany bristled.
“I am no maester to quote history at you, Your Grace. Swords have been my life, not books.

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Story Ideas: Where Do They Come From and Where Can We Find More?

I’ve heard it said that great ideas are easy to come by—it’s the writing that’s the hard part. I don’t buy it!

On the contrary, I think when you start with a great idea, the writing blossoms from there. 648 more words