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This is part two of Django Wexler’s guest post on fantasy languages. You can read part one here. (Click or mouseover links for humorous footnotes.) The preceding section is not intended to be an exhaustive list of troublesome terms, but rather to merely convey the scope of the problem. [#11] It should be obvious by [...]
(Click or mouseover links for humorous footnotes.) From the very beginning of the genre, one of the biggest problems fantasy authors have had to solve has been languages. It’s an odd sort of problem, actually, because for the most part readers don’t actually seem to pay much attention to it. Some writers seem to be [...]
So, we’ve heard the news that Scott Lynch’s latest novel is out this year (whoo!), but now we’ve managed to track Scott down, drag him to a keyboard and force him to type something for us. We’ve edited out the cries for help and left you with the awesome-ness that is the kind words of [...]
Almost three years ago to the day I woke up one morning with a story in my head. It was one of those rare occasions when the flash (1000 words or less) I needed to post that Friday was waiting there in my brain, fully formed. I posted it on my blog for the Friday [...]
Amongst my endless goals for my first novel Giant Thief – which, looking back, were basically a wish list of the things I’d like to see in the type of book I had in mind – was the determination to try and come up with a strong female central character. I wanted to steer away [...]
In honor of Myke Cole’s second book release, we are giving away three signed copies of his first book, Control Point! All you have to do is tell us which magic school from the Shadow Ops universe you’d like to come up latent as. But first Myke will explain his magic system and how all [...]