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27 January 2005 @ 11:57 am
Attention aspiring fantasy authors  
Beware the musical mage
 
 
Current Mood: amusedamused
Current Music: Beck + Prodigy - Love At First Sight (Smaxxlaws remix)
 
 
 
Fade M.: poingfadethecat on January 27th, 2005 09:19 pm (UTC)
Whimper. How am I ever going to get work done with all that to read, now? Such great essays...
gwalla: evil mickeygwalla on January 27th, 2005 10:20 pm (UTC)
Bwahaha! Hey, I told you to beware! But did you listen? Noooo!
Fade M.: smugfadethecat on January 27th, 2005 10:49 pm (UTC)
And now I want to work on my fantasy novel tonight, instead of playing nice brainless WoW. I blame you, y'know.
gwalla: evil mickeygwalla on January 28th, 2005 03:13 am (UTC)
In a similar vein:

If you're planning on using horses in your writing, you should read this. And if you're using swords & armor, this essay is your friend.

Here's a guide to sloppy fantasy writing techniques. Please don't take it as a how-to. And, while it's technically a sci-fi resource, the Turkey City Lexicon is essential reading.
Hogan: Chicameolphogan on January 28th, 2005 10:28 am (UTC)
And I'm seriously contemplating staying the heck away from fantasy writing after all of this! :/

No, seriously I couldn't... my other writings are even worse!