Friday, September 15, 2017

Fantasy Links 9/15/17

Hello again,

Back after a short time of life events taking precedence. I hope to get back to posting articles soon. While you wait, here are some links to explore:

A writing article on writing long series:  https://www.tor.com/2017/09/15/writing-saga-series-and-just-plain-long-books/

An interview podcast with Charles de Lint:  https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/09/13/kobo-writing-life-podcast-episode-092-charles-de-lint/

A new take on the “Game of Thrones” tv series:  https://theportalist.com/without-george-rr-martin-is-game-of-thrones-still-great

An article on how to create an eclectic magic system:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/how-to-create-an-eclectic-magic-system/

Friday, August 25, 2017

Fantasy Links 8/25/17

Here are some links of interest for this week:


An article on the monster’s place in fantasy:  http://fantasy-faction.com/2017/a-monsters-place



An article on “The Storyteller’s Guide to Criticism”  :  https://mythcreants.com/blog/a-storytellers-guide-to-criticism/



Friday, August 18, 2017

Fantasy Links 8/18/17

A list of fantasy books to read from the 90s:  http://www.unboundworlds.com/2017/08/want-read-90s-heres-start/


An article about reading the right book at the right time:  http://www.tor.com/2017/08/18/the-right-book-at-the-right-time/



A list of books to get started in urban fantasy:  https://theportalist.com/urban-fantasy-101-books-to-get-you-started

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Fantasy Links 8/5/17

A day late but here you go.

An article about fantasy books inspired by British Isles stories:  http://www.tor.com/2017/08/04/13-fantasies-inspired-by-legends-from-the-british-isles/

A writing article on getting inspiration from history:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/six-tips-for-taking-inspiration-from-history/





Friday, July 28, 2017

Fantasy Links 7/28/17


An article on the Belgariad by David Eddings at 30:  http://fantasy-faction.com/2017/the-belgariad-by-david-eddings-over-thirty


An article from an author about how Star Wars helped him with his epic fantasy trilogy:  http://www.tor.com/2017/07/28/what-star-wars-taught-me-about-my-epic-fantasy-trilogy/


An article about types of authors we don’t need:  https://yesclash.com/2017/07/26/ten-types-of-authors-who-can-go-fuck-themselves/


World Fantasy Award nominations for this year:  http://www.locusmag.com/News/2017/07/world-fantasy-award-nominees/

Friday, July 07, 2017

Fantasy Links 7/7/17

Welcome to a new post. With "Game of Thrones" premiering soon. Here are some interesting links from around the web.

A list of new and notable books for July:  http://www.locusmag.com/Magazine/2017/07/new-notable-books-july-2017/

An article on getting ideas for writing:  http://www.locusmag.com/Magazine/2017/07/new-notable-books-july-2017/

Information on a new “Game of Thrones” touring exhibit:  http://www.syfy.com/2017-7-7/game-of-thrones-the-touring-exhibit-hbo

Some “Game of Thrones” quotes:  https://theportalist.com/the-best-game-of-thrones-quotes

An article about other dualities to use other than good and evil:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/five-more-dualities-that-can-replace-good-and-evil/

Another “Game of Thrones” article on is magic Westeros’s problem” :  http://www.tor.com/2017/07/07/is-magic-the-cause-of-westeros-problems/

Friday, June 16, 2017

Fantasy Links 6/16/17

Here's a short post for today.

A list of fantasy and science fiction books coming out in the next few months:  http://www.locusmag.com/Resources/ForthcomingBooks.html

An article about ghost writing for a living:  https://www.blackgate.com/2017/06/14/more-thoughts-on-ghostwriting-for-a-living/

An article about the fantasy drinking places we’d like to visit:  https://theportalist.com/fantasy-bars-we-want-to-patronize

An article about collaboration and dreaming:  https://mythicscribes.com/writing-life/collaborative-dreaming/

An article about the Twelve Dancing Princesses fairy tale:  http://www.tor.com/2017/06/15/enchantment-death-and-footwear-the-twelve-dancing-princesses/
Magical Words has several links to interesting articles on writing and such:  http://magicalwords.net