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The Primacy of Story
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
Posted in Ramblings Tagged black gate, blog, daniel abraham, epic, fantasy, historical, history, robert jordan, theo, writing 4 Comments
Review: The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss (9780756404741): Daw Fantasy (2007) What is the difference between epic and non-epic fantasy? Is it the level of world-building? Is it the scope? Generally, epic fantasy is driven by the conflicts that affect … Continue reading