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Quiz: First Lines of Fantasy Subgenres

Quiz: First Lines of Fantasy Subgenres 

After an exhaustive survey of fantasy subgenres in my past articles, I wanted to make one other comparison of the categories, arranged as a type of quiz. This fun activity was to satisfy my own curiosity. I wondered if fantasy subgenres were recognizable by their first lines. Below is a matching exercise. Here’s how it […]

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The Shadowy Realistic Types of Fantasy: Magical Realism, Mythic Fiction, and Mythpunk

The Shadowy Realistic Types of Fantasy: Magical Realism, Mythic Fiction, and Mythpunk 

In my survey of fantasy subgenres, I’ve saved a comparison of perhaps the most elusive until the end of my series. These three purposely walk the line between reality and fantasy, playing with readers’ minds as part of their appeal. Some term these categories literary rather than genre fiction. I consider them fantasy, and they […]

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Subgenre Bingo – Modern Fantasy

Subgenre Bingo – Modern Fantasy 

When I put forth the urban fantasy installment of the varying subgenres of fantasy, I’m sure some of you thought, “But so-and-so doesn’t fit into this list! Fellshot, you malodorous wad of llama spittle, what is wrong with you?!” While there are a great many things about my character that could probably stand for some […]

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Subgenre Bingo – Urban Fantasy

Subgenre Bingo – Urban Fantasy 

After epic fantasy and sword and sorcery (widely considered the staples of the fantasy genre), it is now time to breeze on over to something a little more modern. There are a few different main branches (both of whom are trying to get away from each other as much they possibly can), but for today […]

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