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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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Nell Walton — Humor in Epic Fantasy

Inspiration comes in many forms, it isn’t all about setting the right mood or finding motivation to write, sometimes it’s about inspiring the reader. In her debut article here on Epic Fantasy Writer, author Nell Walton discusses one of the … Continue reading

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Byron Gillan — A Bottomless Well: Magic and the Environment

 “And that’s what I don’t like about magic, Captain. ‘cos it’s *magic*. You can’t ask questions, it’s magic. It doesn’t explain anything, it’s magic. You don’t know where it comes from, it’s magic! That’s what I don’t like about magic, … Continue reading

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Melissa Berg – The Science of Magic

Today, author Melissa Berg returns to talk about Magic! What is one of the most important ingredients for magic? Read on to find out what is essential in order to create a believable magic system for your world. To read more by Melissa Berg, go HERE.  … Continue reading

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6 Tips For Writing Engaging and Tension-filled Fight Scenes

Today, author Melissa Berg returns to talk about the two main types of fight scenes: Sword fights and epic battles. Want to know how to make your fights exciting and fun to read? Read on to find out her easy formula for … Continue reading

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Epic Fantasy and Tales of Good vs Evil

We live in a world of varying greys. There may possibly have been a few human beings throughout history who were purely evil, but they are likely to have been vanishingly rare. In the same vein, there have probably been … Continue reading

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Fantasy as Social Experiment

The other day I was talking with a colleague, a fellow writer and editor, about genre fiction, and we came to an interesting—if somewhat morbid—conclusion about why we love reading fantasy and science fiction. Reality, we determined, kind of sucks. … Continue reading

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