Reading Railroad: November’s Reading

Everything I read in November. I’m a week late posting this, but I wanted to post about holiday gift ideas first (which you can find here and here). Novels The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. Published in 2008. Epic Fantasy. This novel probably needs no introduction, and is easily the book that’s been recommended to … Read more Reading Railroad: November’s Reading

A Formula for Epic Fantasy

Recently, I’ve been mulling over a 3-part formula for epic fantasy. It focuses on broad plotting in fantasy series versus micro plotting. Here’s the formula: Individual Community Globe Book 1, or the beginning of the fantasy series, focuses on the individual hero(ine) and their conflict. The hero(ine) discovers they’re different, or they’re given a task, … Read more A Formula for Epic Fantasy

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