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What is a Trope? fantasy science fiction May 01, 2022

The word trope comes from the Latin tropus (a figure of speech) and the Greek word tropos (a turn, direction, course, way; manner, fashion). Technically in rhetoric, it refers to figurative...

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How to Write a Fantasy Series fantasy writing a series of novels Jan 23, 2022

Writers of fantasy fiction are often curious about how they can extend their story into several novels. After all, you’ve created a rich, engrossing fantasy world, and a main character with...

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Kendare Blake on the Magic of Writing fantasy guest authors Nov 14, 2021

Kendare Blake is the New York Times bestselling author of the Three Dark Crowns fantasy series, which includes Three Dark Crowns, One Dark Throne and Two Dark Reigns. She...

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Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy at The Novelry fantasy science fiction Oct 10, 2021

If you're writing speculative fiction, ensure your first reader is an experienced SFF editor to master your magic and future proof your science fiction.

Craig Leyenaar joins The...

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Finding Wonder In Your Writing fantasy meet the team Sep 26, 2021

Meet Tasha Suri, fantasy author and writing coach at The Novelry. Tasha Suri is the award-winning author of The Books of Ambha duology (Empire of Sand and Realm of Ash) and...

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Publishing Fantasy Fiction fantasy starting to write Jun 07, 2021

This is truly a great era for publishing fantasy fiction. Originality abounds, and boundaries are being pushed in all kinds of new directions. Bestselling author and writing coach Katie Khan...

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Fantasy Writing Tips from Tricia Levenseller fantasy guest authors writing a series of novels Jun 06, 2021

 If you’re looking for fantasy writing tips, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better source than Tricia Levenseller, the bestselling author of six YA fantasy books including The...

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Writing a Fantasy Battle Scene fantasy novel writing techniques Oct 06, 2019

Writing a battle scene is undoubtedly a thrilling prospect for a fantasy writer. Whether it’s the climactic battle that seals your main characters’ final fate, a muted fight scene that...

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