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Creating Fantasy from History

There’s an old saying when it comes to writing your own stories, whether you’re working on a novel, a script, a play or a children’s book this old saying applies; “write what you know”. It’s simple and may sound obvious but it’s one of the most useful things you can hear as an aspiring writer, […]

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Top Tips for Writing Fantasy Part 3

Write with Your Senses When I say “write with your senses”, I should imagine that it’s fairly obvious that I don’t mean literally (please don’t start typing with your tongue). What I mean here is that when writing, try to evoke all of the senses when describing things. Say you have your protagonist entering a […]

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Top Tips for Writing Fantasy Part 2

Start Short If you’ve started to think about writing your own fantasy story but are struggling to get to grips with the overall arc, a great way to get started is by writing short stories set in the world you’re trying to create. This is something of a tried and tested method, in fact, J.R.R. […]

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Top Tips for Writing Fantasy Part 1

It’s no secret that the fantasy genre is one of the most popular genres going, particularly in literature. There’s something about being whisked away to a world unlike anything we’ve ever known that captivates our imagination like nothing else. Series like The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter and A Game of Thrones have all […]

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Points to Consider When Worldbuilding in Fantasy

Some of the best fantasy stories are defined by the world they take place in, stories like The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter and Discworld all take place in wonderful fictional places filled with monsters, creatures and people the likes of which readers all over the world have come to love and cherish. These […]

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Comics for Fantasy Fans

It can be honestly said it’s very hard to make a list of fantasy comic series’ that you should definitely read, not because there aren’t many good ones but rather because there are so many. Before we run through a few of the worldwide favourites, let’s point out that it’s worth checking out your local […]

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The Myths of Final Fantasy That Everyone Bought – Fantasy Video Games

Final Fantasy is considered to be one of the most significant and favorite games in the gaming industry and with good reason. Final Fantasy consists of a dramatic storyline with intense battles and shocking graphics. With dozens of spin-offs and remakes of this favorite game, Final Fantasy has now grown to 15 cores games that […]

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The Best is Yet to Come – Fantasy Games Coming Soon

Video games are a famous way to kick back and relax for the entire family. Other than for watching movies, video games are sources of entertainment that can be enjoyed with anyone and everyone. During times where technology wasn’t as advanced, we played games that needed equipment such as boards or moving pieces. With the […]

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The Best Fantasy Book Series That Should Be Made into Movies

Netflix has been remaking movies and book adaptations for a younger audience over the last few years. Netflix productions are also getting much traction amongst the viewers who have steered away from watching television by flipping channels and who instead subscribe to Netflix for their television entertainment. Recently, Netflix even introduced their version of Mowgli […]

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Some of The Scariest Fantasy Books Are Based on True Events

Every author who writes a book doesn’t always pull the storyline out of thin air. Most of the best-selling books are based on real-life incidents, but readers choose to ignore that fact most often. It is only when they are genuinely shocked by the contents of a book that they begin researching the inspiration behind […]

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