Tag: writing fantasy

Coming to Expect the Exceptions

When taking a novel class, we spoke about how a novel is ultimately a number of improbable events occurring at the same time, in a string, as to make an interesting story. This just doesn’t happen in real life. We have short periods of… Continue Reading “Coming to Expect the Exceptions”

Writing Fantasy: Starting Point

After reading over some books that are to help one write fantasy, I started realizing I don’t really need them. A writing degree, experience as an English teacher, a lot of research, and an incredible passion has led me to know quite a bit… Continue Reading “Writing Fantasy: Starting Point”

Placing Fantasy in Reality

I was in a creative writing class where we alternated writing ten to twenty page stories. Each of us wrote three stories throughout the semester, and my turn was coming up. I was beside myself as to what  I should write, so I chose… Continue Reading “Placing Fantasy in Reality”