Tag Archives: epic fantasy

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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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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Invocation of the Muse – by Melissa Berg, Plus Some Great Music to Inspire Great Writing!

Today, author Melissa Berg returns to talk about the Muse! What do you use to get inspired? Below, Melissa will call upon those mystic Goddesses to help you find your Muse, while sharing some of her favorite music. What does she … Continue reading

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Magic in the World of Mysts – by Sean Gallagher

Today, author Sean Gallagher returns to talk about Magic! What is important when writing about magic in your world? Read on to find out what he did to create a believable magic system for his. To read more by Sean Gallagher, go HERE.   … Continue reading

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Thomas J. Arnold – On Magic: Theorem, Practice, and Use

Today, author Thomas J. Arnold to talk about Magic!  What are some of the important elements and inspirations consider when creating a consistent and engaging magic system for your world?  Read on to gain insight into his thoughts on that question. Magic has a place … Continue reading

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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

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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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