Four ways to measure in fantasy. World building. How much? How far? How Heavy? How long? You’ve taken your readers into a brand new world, painted landscapes and cities with your prose, and devised a plot filled with magics and creatures. And then you try to describe someone, and you tell the reader that are 1.8m tall. (cue screeching brakes sound effect) A …

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10 Writing "Rules" We Wish More Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors Would Break - Good for writing

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Mapmaking for Fantasy Authors

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New fantasy authors are waiting for you. We find the best bargain fantasy and paranormal novels so you can spend your time reading, not hunting for a book.

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An overview of military command structures for fantasy authors, by veteran officer Michael Mammay. #FactInFantasy

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The Chaos star is a spoked device with eight equidistant arrows radiating from a central point. It was originally devised by the fantasy author Michael Moorcock as a symbol of chaos (infinite possibility), and has been adopted as a symbol of Chaos Magick. Its current rounded shape was devised by occult author and chaos magician Peter Carroll. The chaos wheel is a popular decorative emblem for jewelry and clothing.

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Anne McCaffrey | 10 Fantasy Authors Who Fight The Patriarchy, Gender-Stereotypes, And Possibly Dragons

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