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Magical Systems
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If you’re writing any flavor of fantasy fiction, you’re probably employing some sort of magical systems. However, it’s easy to get carried away with all the…

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Nostalgia in Worldbuilding
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Making the strange familiar and the familiar strange.Novalis Applied to poetry, surrealism, cultural anthropology, and many other arts and sciences, this quote encapsulates a writer’s aim…

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The Supporting Cast
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Hermione Granger, Chewbacca, Samwise Gamgee. This month we explored heroes, villains, and anti-heroes. Now it’s time to give the lesser-knowns their due diligence. These characters are…

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