fantasy

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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Talem Press Expands List With Multi-Book Deal From Debut Australian Fantasy Author

Exciting news, folks! Our imprint indie house, Talem Press, has signed debut author, Bonnie Wynne, in a multi-book deal for her fantasy series The Price of Magic. Wynne is based in Sydney, where she works for the Australian government. Her debut novel and the first book in The Price of Magic series, The Ninth Sorceress, …

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Cover Reveal: RELIC by Bronwyn Eley

Cover reveals are always exciting… and this one is no different! In partnership with our imprint Talem Press, we’re absolutely thrilled to present the cover reveal for debut author Bronwyn Eley’s first novel, Relic. Feast your eyes below… Slated for release on September 12th this year, Relic is the absorbing first novel in The Relic …

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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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Ultimate Guide - How To Write A Series

Ultimate Guide: How To Write A Series

The word ‘series’ conjures up different emotions in different writers. Some might grin at the thought of spending multiple books exploring the world and story they’ve created. Others might rub their hands together at the potentially lucrative benefits of a long-running series. And still more might simply cry in horror, ‘A series? Writing one book is hard enough!’ …

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