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In Defense of Stew

From Diana Wynne Jones’s The Tough Guide to Fantasyland: Stew is the staple food in Fantasyland, so be warned.  You may shortly be longing passionately for omelette, steak, or baked beans, but none of these will be forthcoming, indoors or … Continue reading

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Don Quixote: Worldbuilding and self-publishing

I recently participated in a panel at the World Fantasy Convention on the importance of getting real-world details correct when writing fantasy fiction.  One suggestion that came up for authors writing in a historically-based setting was to read fiction written … Continue reading

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