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Over at the Black Gate blog, there’s been an interesting discussion (aka blog followed by blog rebuttal) regarding the importance of historical authenticity in epic fantasy. Author Daniel Abraham began the discussion with his post “Concerning Historical Authenticity in Fantasy, … Continue reading
This morning I read on the Black Gate blog that SF3, the parent organization of WisCon, has withdrawn their invitation to Elizabeth Moon to be their Guest of Honor at their WisCon 35, their upcoming convention. Though SF3’s statement regarding the withdrawal … Continue reading
Yee-haw! Welcome to the round-up, pardners! Okay, I know, that was lame even for me. However, I’ve come across some great bits of writing advice on the interwebs of late I want to share… The cardinal sin of any writer … Continue reading
I’m a day late and dollar short, as the old saying goes. I had scheduled a blog post for yesterday and failed to deliver. I hope my readers (the both of you) will forgive me. Nothing really new is going on … Continue reading
This week we climb back onboard that dragon, learn to ask appropriate questions, and revel in writer/librarian love… Black Gate has done it again with their ongoing writing series “Climbing Onboard the Dragon” and “On Writing Fantasy”. This latest entry … Continue reading