Writing Foundations of Fantasy Characters

When you think of fantasy novels, most people think, epic battles, magical worlds, filled with creatures and mysteries to solve. Those worlds have to have must be populated with engaging characters, and instances to grab the readers attention.  Strong characters are important to fantasy fiction for many reasons: Fantasy often tells the story of events … More Writing Foundations of Fantasy Characters

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The Kings of Gondor: Part Nine – A Bloodline Lost

Welcome back fellow hobbits and people of Middle Earth! It’s been a very long time since I last wrote about the Kings of Gondor, but after a long break and much time away with family I felt it time to return and continue writing.  So, looking forward to continuing this series and many others just … More The Kings of Gondor: Part Nine – A Bloodline Lost

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Creating Great Fantasy

While some have looked down on fantasy fiction as derivative, poorly written or childish, the fact is that our oldest literature is fantasy fiction. From The Epic of Gilgamesh or the Odyssey, or one of my absolute favorites Beowulf! All of these stories that have survived the disappearance of ancient civilizations are stories of gods and … More Creating Great Fantasy

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Newbie Blogger Initiative 2016 – Cartography of a Fantasy World

  See, you can post about anything for #NBI2016 I wanted to do something different this morning and take a look at map making!!!  Didn’t you ever draw a secret treasure map when you were a kid?  Map making is fun but it can be a huge challenge and pain point for writers who want … More Newbie Blogger Initiative 2016 – Cartography of a Fantasy World

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