Tag: fantasy fiction

Lewis and Tolkien

Writing fantasy is a blast, and I’ve already touched on the wide array of influences in an earlier post. Today, I want to introduce the two men who paved the way for the fantasy genre and my writing, J.R.R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis. (I know that a short post is an insult to their

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Influences: Early Fantasy Fiction Influences

Part One What counts as an influence? I think the answer is broad and can include a host of detailed responses, but for this post, I’d like to focus on fiction I’ve read. My mother had a huge bookshelf with fantasy books outside her bedroom, and I spent hours staring at the covers and trying

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