Category Archives: Andrew Wood post

Andrew Wood — Magic: the Lifeblood of Fantasy

Welcome back Andrew Wood, one of our regular contributors, with his own spin on magic and why it fascinates us as readers. Magic, in essence, is a word used by authors to describe whatever powers govern the world they’ve created. … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Wood post | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Andrew Wood — War: Poor Man’s Duty, Rich Man’s Game

War is often an integral part of a fantasy novel, whether it be a conflict between neighboring nations, an invasion by demonic hordes, or even within a single man’s heart. It is a simple thing to write about men throwing … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Wood post | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The Perfect Method

Building a world is one of the hardest things a Fantasy author has to do. It is often a daunting task to craft an entire world from nothing, to create the geography, the rules that govern it, the beasts and … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Wood post, Epic fantasy writer group | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Dragon Pros Vs. Cons, by Andrew Wood

Today, I’d like to explore the two most common types of dragon seen in fantasy fiction, and take a look at the benefits, or problems, they can cause in a story. In all of fantasy, whether it be High, Low … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Wood post | Tagged , , | 2 Comments