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Ad Astra, part three

Panel the Third, and Panel the Fourth: “Non-European Fantasy Worlds” and “Good Research Makes for Better World-Building” I’m running my report on these two together, because they’re really quite closely linked. The first panel consisted of me, Steven Erikson, Derwin … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the desk: Skeleton – Map – Outline?

On not getting lost in the wilderness of writing without an outline or Why this next book is going to have a skeleton to hang its story on, even though outlines stifle me or It’s not so stifling if I … Continue reading

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Five Things You Shouldn’t Do …

My blog post on five things you shouldn’t do when writing epic fantasy is now up at Adventures in SciFi Publishing’s site.

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First Reviews of The Black Box

The first couple of reviews (both in journals for teachers & librarians) of The Black Box have been very positive. Here are quotes: “…The scene in which the Spohrville Fencibles, in their authentic uniforms and singing songs from the War … Continue reading

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Black Eye, or, The Perils of Laundry

Third blog entry, and yet another headline beginning with “black”. No, this is not an obsession; it’s pure coincidence. Really. I have, in what we shall call a laundry-related incident, given myself a black eye. I wasn’t even doing the … Continue reading

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