fantasy fiction

7 Mistakes To Avoid When Creating A Magic System For Your Fantasy Novel

So you’ve got a killer idea for a fantasy novel. That’s great! It’s a beautiful feeling; that newness of an idea. We get it. Your idea has ignited your imagination with world-building possibilities. Your characters are whispering sweet nothings into your ear about motive and magic. But where’s there’s magic, there must be a system. …

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5 Tips For Better Physical World-Building In Your Fantasy Novel

World-building is one of the most important parts of fantasy writing – and one that many writers understandably find challenging. As well as things like culture, customs, language, religion and politics, world-building involves the creation of the physical world itself. This is a huge undertaking, especially for writers whose strong point is storytelling, not geography! …

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Sequel Writing and Indie Success: Interview with Helen Scheuerer, Author of ‘Reign of Mist’

Few things get us more excited here at Writer’s Edit than a brand-new book release… And the excitement only doubles when it’s a Talem Press book from our very own Founding Editor, Helen Scheuerer! In 2017, Helen launched her bestselling debut novel, Heart of Mist, the first instalment in her young adult fantasy series. And in just …

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