Category Archives: Epic fantasy writer group

Horror in High Fantasy — Malkuthe Highwind

Malkuthe Highwind is here again with a bit of a scatter-brained take on the matter of horror in High Fantasy and why it’s a bit more difficult to insert horror into High Fantasy stories than one might think. If you like his … Continue reading

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Horror as Subgenre in Epic Fantasy – Elan Samuel

Elan is back this month with another meandering post about feelings. This time, about how horror makes an excellent subgenre for epic fantasy, using a specific example from the Wheel of Time. If you like Elan’s words, read more of … Continue reading

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Crazy for Cthulhu – Kant stand Kreuger

Today I have the pleasure of welcoming back a regular contributor to the EFW gang, Sean F. Gallagher. Sean is going to pick up the topic of adding horror elements to your fantasy story that Rayne Hall kicked off at the … Continue reading

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MYRIAD WORLDS, MYRIAD POSSIBILITIES: The Blending of Genres Within Fiction — Byron Gillan

Our tour of mixing genres in fantasy comes to a close today as author Byron Gillan add his perspectives to this rich topic. You can read previous posts by Byron HERE.  “I have stolen ideas from every book I have ever … Continue reading

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Mixing Fantasy and Other Genres – K.E. Madsen

Today I’d like to welcome another new addition to our contributor crew for EFW. K.E. Madsen, author of Silver Eyes. While I’m on that topic, Silver Eyes actually just  launched on Inkshares — check it out HERE and while you’re there, why … Continue reading

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Mixing Genres: An Important Writer’s Tool — Melissa Berg

Author Melissa Berg is back with a look at how mixing genres can be an invaluable tool that every writer should have. She will look at three ways different stories have used this technique. If you like Melissa’s article, you can read … Continue reading

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Sean F. Gallagher — Mixed Genre: Mixed Metaphor, Mixed MetaGenre?

Today I have the pleasure of welcoming back a regular contributor to the EFW gang, Sean F. Gallagher. Sean is going to pick up the topic of genre cross-currents I kicked off last week. His debut novel Mysts of Mythos, in … Continue reading

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