Magic Systems Explained

Magic Systems Explained

How do you create a magic system for your novel that is both unique and interesting? How do you tackle magic systems when worldbuilding a fantasy setting? Tune in to episode 126 of the Am Writing Fantasy podcast where Autumn and Jesper share exactly how they create...
Overcome Darkness with these Fantasy Reads!

Overcome Darkness with these Fantasy Reads!

October is one of my favorite times of the year and Halloween is definitely one of my favorite holidays! I love the lighthearted spirit, the stories, the colors, and of course the lights: candles flickering in jack-o-lanterns to will-o-wisps hiding in the forest. I...
I’m Looking for a Few Good Readers!

I’m Looking for a Few Good Readers!

Calling all fans of my epic fantasy series on elemental magic! Would you like to read the next book before it is released? Spark of Defiance, book 1 of the trilogy Games of Fire which continues the story of Rise of the Fifth Order, is at the editors. I’m working...
Words of advice: write a short bad book

Words of advice: write a short bad book

I wonder if you reacted to that bit of advice to write a short bad book the way I did, which was “No way!” It isn’t my advice. It belongs to the awesome and well known author Philip Athans. I rejected the idea almost without reading his blog post (which you can find...