SON OF THE STORM author Suyi Davies Okungbowa talks about writing his African-inspired fantasy novel, world-building using cultural ideas unfamiliar to American / western audiences, and his "waypoints" approach to plotting.
Tag - Epic Fantasy
THE BONE MAKER author Sarah Beth Durst talks about her dark (but hopeful) fantasy novel. We discuss this standalone story's exploration of second chances, the hero's relationship with the idea of being a hero, and how relationships evolve under the weight of time, duty, and trauma.
THE UNBROKEN author C.L. Clark discusses her brutal and complex military fantasy debut about a conscripted soldier returned to her homeland, and a princess in search of a turncoat. We talk about the novel's examination of colonialism, and the power imbalance at the heart of the story's romance.
THE BONE SHARD DAUGHTER (Orbit Books, out now) is the debut novel from author Andrea Stewart. We discuss her writing process for this engaging fantasy adventure and creating the unique magic system that powers her world.
Author Alina Boyden breaks down her writing process for the historically-inspired Fantasy debut, STEALING THUNDER (ACE Books), which she describes as 'trans-girl Pretty Woman with dragons in the Mughal Empire'.
Swords and sorcery, monsters and mayhem. Extraordinary heroes embark on epic adventures in your High Fantasy stories. This playlist accompanies your quest through rolling countryside, humble towns, to the brink of war, calamity — and victory.
The A HERO RISES playlist provides inspiration when its time for your protagonists to get off their butts and step up to some thrilling heroics.
Inspired by NaNoWriMo 2019, the ADVENTURE AWAITS #NaNoPlaylist is curated for works-in-progress full of action, exotic locales, and thrilling twists.
Debut author Katy Rose Pool talks about her young adult fantasy novel, THERE WILL COME A DARKNESS (Fierce Reads / Henry Holt & Co.). Learn about her no-outlining, character-centric process as we explore her well-developed fantasy world.