Fantasy Links 9/15/17

September 15, 2017 at 3:09 pm | Posted in Links of Interest | Leave a comment

Hello again,

Back after a short time of life events taking precedence. I hope to get back to posting articles soon. While you wait, here are some links to explore:

A writing article on writing long series:  https://www.tor.com/2017/09/15/writing-saga-series-and-just-plain-long-books/

An interview podcast with Charles de Lint:  https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/09/13/kobo-writing-life-podcast-episode-092-charles-de-lint/

A new take on the “Game of Thrones” tv series:  https://theportalist.com/without-george-rr-martin-is-game-of-thrones-still-great

An article on how to create an eclectic magic system:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/how-to-create-an-eclectic-magic-system/

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Fantasy Links 8/25/17

August 25, 2017 at 3:15 pm | Posted in Links of Interest | Leave a comment

Here’s a list of links of interest for this week:

A writing article about writing epic fantasy the historical fiction way:  https://www.tor.com/2017/08/25/writing-epic-fantasy-the-historical-fiction-way-lessons-from-dorothy-dunnetts-the-game-of-kings/

 

An article on the monster’s place in fantasy:  http://fantasy-faction.com/2017/a-monsters-place

 

An article on Patricia McKillip’s The Forgotten Beasts of Eld :  https://www.blackgate.com/2017/08/24/an-incomparable-voyage-through-dreamland-the-forgotten-beasts-of-eld-by-patricia-a-mckillip/

 

An article on the romance of violence:  http://www.dianapfrancis.com/2017/08/10/romance-of-violence-revisted/

 

An article on “The Storyteller’s Guide to Criticism”  :  https://mythcreants.com/blog/a-storytellers-guide-to-criticism/

Fantasy Links 8/18/17

August 18, 2017 at 3:05 pm | Posted in Links of Interest | Leave a comment

A list of fantasy books to read from the 90s:  http://www.unboundworlds.com/2017/08/want-read-90s-heres-start/

 

An article about eclipses in fantasy and science fiction:  http://www.tor.com/2017/08/18/all-the-crazy-stuff-that-goes-down-during-sff-eclipses/#more-287671

 

An article about reading the right book at the right time:  http://www.tor.com/2017/08/18/the-right-book-at-the-right-time/

 

A writing article on omniscient narration:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/five-essentials-of-omniscient-narration/#more-18937

 

An article about wizards in fantasy:  http://fantasy-faction.com/2017/worlds-within-worlds-part-three-old-grey-beards

 

A list of books to get started in urban fantasy:  https://theportalist.com/urban-fantasy-101-books-to-get-you-started

Fantasy Links 8/5/17

August 5, 2017 at 8:49 pm | Posted in Links of Interest | Leave a comment

A day late but here you go.

An article about fantasy books inspired by British Isles stories:  http://www.tor.com/2017/08/04/13-fantasies-inspired-by-legends-from-the-british-isles/

A writing article on getting inspiration from history:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/six-tips-for-taking-inspiration-from-history/

An article on genre expectations for romance:  https://madgeniusclub.com/2017/08/02/romance-structure-and-genre-expectations/

An article on Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower” :  http://www.cosmopolitan.com/entertainment/movies/a10392330/stephen-king-primer/?utm_campaign=Contact+Quiboat+For+More+Referrer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=quiboat

An article on self publishing:  http://fantasy-faction.com/2017/10-tips-for-self-published-authors

Fantasy Links 7/28/17

July 28, 2017 at 8:01 pm | Posted in Links of Interest | Leave a comment

An article on writing and publishing:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/will-your-subgenre-prevent-you-from-being-published/

An article on the Belgariad by David Eddings at 30:  http://fantasy-faction.com/2017/the-belgariad-by-david-eddings-over-thirty

A list of fantasy books from the 80s:  http://www.unboundworlds.com/2017/07/want-read-80s-heres-start/

An article from an author about how Star Wars helped him with his epic fantasy trilogy:  http://www.tor.com/2017/07/28/what-star-wars-taught-me-about-my-epic-fantasy-trilogy/

An article about Stephen King’s Dark Tower:  http://www.tor.com/2017/07/28/the-dark-tower-internet-fandom-and-true-love/

An article about types of authors we don’t need:  https://yesclash.com/2017/07/26/ten-types-of-authors-who-can-go-fuck-themselves/

World Fantasy Award nominations for this year:  http://www.locusmag.com/News/2017/07/world-fantasy-award-nominees/

Fantasy Links 7/7/17

July 7, 2017 at 8:15 pm | Posted in Links of Interest | Leave a comment

Welcome to a new post. With “Game of Thrones” premiering soon. Here are some interesting links from around the web.

A list of new and notable books for July:  http://www.locusmag.com/Magazine/2017/07/new-notable-books-july-2017/

An article on getting ideas for writing:  http://www.locusmag.com/Magazine/2017/07/new-notable-books-july-2017/

Information on a new “Game of Thrones” touring exhibit:  http://www.syfy.com/2017-7-7/game-of-thrones-the-touring-exhibit-hbo

Some “Game of Thrones” quotes:  https://theportalist.com/the-best-game-of-thrones-quotes

An article about other dualities to use other than good and evil:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/five-more-dualities-that-can-replace-good-and-evil/

Another “Game of Thrones” article on is magic Westeros’s problem” :  http://www.tor.com/2017/07/07/is-magic-the-cause-of-westeros-problems/

Fantasy Links 6/16/17

June 16, 2017 at 7:45 pm | Posted in Links of Interest | Leave a comment

Here’s a short post for today.

A list of fantasy and science fiction books coming out in the next few months:  http://www.locusmag.com/Resources/ForthcomingBooks.html

An article about ghost writing for a living:  https://www.blackgate.com/2017/06/14/more-thoughts-on-ghostwriting-for-a-living/

An article about the fantasy drinking places we’d like to visit:  https://theportalist.com/fantasy-bars-we-want-to-patronize

An article about collaboration and dreaming:  https://mythicscribes.com/writing-life/collaborative-dreaming/

An article about the Twelve Dancing Princesses fairy tale:  http://www.tor.com/2017/06/15/enchantment-death-and-footwear-the-twelve-dancing-princesses/

Magical Words has several links to interesting articles on writing and such:  http://magicalwords.net

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