Category Archives: Writing Tips

The Voice — guest post from epic fantasy author Andrew Wood

Happy Friday! To end this week, I’d like to highlight the talent of my assistant and apprentice editor, Andrew Wood. In fact, for those who enjoy the posts here on the Epic Fantasy Writer blog, Andrew is my front line, helping … Continue reading

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The Art of World-Building by guest author Montgomery Mahaffey

Given this Tuesday’s post on how I used a wiki to build my world (missed it? read it here), I’d like to follow in the world-building vein with a guest post. Please welcome Montgomery Mahaffey, author of Ella Bandita and the … Continue reading

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On Being a Prolific Writer, Part Two

Welcome back to M.S. Wordsmith for her second installment in her Being A Prolific Writer series. If you missed the first one, read it here. You can also find out more about Mariëlle on her website. In my last blog, I brought up … Continue reading

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How I’ve created a reading curriculum to become a better fantasy writer

Now that I have finished the fourth draft of A Thousand Roads (if you’re not on my newsletter and want to hear more about that, click here), I am turning to related writing tasks, like this one. Today I want … Continue reading

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On Being a Prolific Writer, Part One

Happy Friday! Today’s guest post is something I’ve been looking forward to sharing since December. M.S. Wordsmith is one of the writers in my small writing accountability group. I chat with her almost on a daily basis as there we … Continue reading

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Jerry B. Jenkins Guest Post — Overcoming Writer’s Block

Today I’m pleased to feature a guest article by Jerry B. Jenkins, author of the Left Behind series. Here is his advice on how to deal with that ancient scourge, Writer’s Block. Be sure to check out his website and follow him on … Continue reading

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The Fractal Method of Drafting A Book

As a writer, do you struggle with finding a way to go from start to finish in a novel? Are you drawn to outlining but find most outlining methods too much of a cookie-cutter model? Today, I’m going to share … Continue reading

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