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Why I Write Fantasy More Than I Write Sci-fi (Part 2)

In my first post (here), I describe one of the key attributes, for me, about fantasy fiction is the emphasis on wonder and amazement. I want to further explore the nature of fantasy fiction by comparison with the genreā€™s sister, … Continue reading

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Thoughts of World Creation Part 2: magic as a metaphor

Continuing on the topic of world creation (see part 1.), another important subject, specifically for fantasy stories, is the existence and nature of magic. How does magic work in this world, what is its role in society, and who possesses … Continue reading

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