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Offline abatch

Reddit Fantasy Writer of the Day
« on: September 04, 2017, 02:31:52 PM »
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Re: Reddit Fantasy Writer of the Day
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2017, 02:52:45 PM »
I'm traveling today so connectivity is poor. Just tried to add a comment but it failed to take.

>How is the heroine's name pronounced?
>are you working from any specific cultural starting point (Celtic, etc.) or adding your own embellishments to a "basic" medieval world?
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Re: Reddit Fantasy Writer of the Day
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2017, 03:46:14 PM »
I actually encountered the name a few years ago. It's pronounced "Ee-fuh," which, as you intimate, is Celtic. Yes, I'd say the world is essentially western European (there's some Scandinavian influence, too). For my first book -- and first series -- I didn't want to set the bar too high. When and if I can retire from teaching to write full time, I'll be able to let my imagination run free!