Tag Archives: john robin’s blog

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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Watch the videos that make up the fan trailer

Many of you have seen the great Blood Dawn fan video (if you haven’t, click here to watch it now – it’s amazing!). In this video, several Inkshares authors talk about what they love about Blood Dawn. However, the fan … Continue reading

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Dragons!

Happy 2016! I hope you all enjoyed the short stories from last month as we launched the Epic Fantasy Writer collaborative blogging endeavor. This month, we’re back to write about the meat and potatoes of fantasy: dragons. What better way … Continue reading

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World Builders — Dennis L. McKiernan

I’m honored today to welcome my long-time favorite fantasy author, Dennis L. McKiernan, to my blog today. I’ve always loved the world of Mithgar and thought it would be great to hear from the one who created it through following … Continue reading

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World Builders — Torry Rose

Torry Rose joins me today to share her world builder insights. On nature walks as a girl in Staten Island, New York, Torry Rose’s mother told her the stories of the ancient people and their magical, mysterious ways of communicating … Continue reading

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World Builders — Jay Lockwood

Welcome back to World Builders, with another peek behind the world building process of a fantasy writer — Jay Lockwood. Dyslexic. Queer. Nerd. Writer. A former retail manager and convention organizer, JAY LOCKWOOD aspires to live a stress free existence. … Continue reading

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World Builders — Aitor Ibarra

World builders today takes a twist. Instead of exploring fantasy and science fiction worlds, my guest today shows how world building can be applied to the real world, and how the real world can be mapped out and built into … Continue reading

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