Category Archives: Fantasy

What’s in a Fantasy First Arc?

TL;DR: The first arc of a fantasy story should create a bridge between the character and the conflict. Whether a bridge between character and conflict happens in the first chapter or the third or the fifth, as soon as the … Continue reading

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What’s in a Fantasy First Chapter?

(House cleaning tip from Adam over at Write Thoughts on the Fantasy Prologue post: Prologues aren’t always necessary for a hero’s tale, but if included, should come out of necessity, less it slows down the story.) TL;DR: The first chapter is generally where … Continue reading

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What’s in a Fantasy Prologue?

TL;DR: A prologue isn’t always necessary for a hero’s tale, but if included, should come out of necessity, less it slows down the narration. It should also attempt to encapsulate the essence of the story. The story of a new hero should … Continue reading

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Fantasy or Sci-fi: Where should my priorities lie? [Poll]

Fantasy and Anime is considering a theme change. I’ve recently realized that the fantasy elements in the books I’m having published this year are all executed through the science fiction sub-genres and have been thinking of changing my blog’s theme to suit them. … Continue reading

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In my opinion, 2016 was…

… a pretty underrated year all up … Think about it, it was incredibly promising year Film-wise. We had an amazing film festival line-up that brought us Nocturnal Animals, Moonlight AND Arrival, probably the best alien film I’ve ever watched. … Continue reading

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Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive [Anime Review]

I seriously geeked-out over this film, both before and long after I’d watched it. If you thought that Final Fantasy XV was missing an epic opening cut scene that most Final Fantasy games have, then this film is that opening … Continue reading

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Kick Ass Fight Scene Excerpt

If anyone in the Stilted Kingdom was asked to point out the one imperial guard working among the king’s guard, they would not hesitate to point in Daro’s direction. Even so, he considered this a good thing, for to call him … Continue reading

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