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Writing the Military for Your Fantasy Novels

For me, watching a movie with less than accurate battle scenes or soldiers using pistols for 500-yard kill shots is a travesty. I find novels with a poorly written military and weapons used inaccurately impossible to read. I am not

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How To Create A Fantasy World

A good fantasy novel isn’t complete without a believable fantasy world to go with it. Arguably, the depth of the world and how well you “build” it is more important when writing fantasy than it is in any other genre.

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Novel Writing: Word Count Matters Not Chapter Count

Word count is a tricky thing when writing a novel. Most publishers have rules that govern word count. Always check with the publisher you plan to pitch your novel to or at least check their website for guides or notes

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Writing Prompt #2

This month’s writing prompt should appeal to fantasy writers more than anyone. It is a screen capture from Lord of the Rings online. Gaming, especially MMO and RPG centered games, are one of my distractions. Every writer has distractions that get

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