Do’s and Don’ts for Writing a Fantasy Series

Do's and Don'ts for Writing a Fantasy Series

Fantasy series such as ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ by George R. R. Martin and ‘The Harry Potter Series’ by J.K. Rowling stand as proof that fantasy series can make it big and offer aspiring authors a chance at writing an entire fantasy series that may turn into adaptations (TV shows … Read more

Top Writing Tips for Creating Fantasy Fiction

A fantasy castle.

Fantasy fiction is a literature genre which is based in imaginary settings often featuring supernatural & magical elements and has a plot that cannot occur in real life. It is an escape from one’s reality and an entry into a world that is constructed by the writer’s imagination.  Unconstrained by any scientific … Read more

Tips for Mapping a World as a Writer

A building with ‘Orbit Café’ written.

Having a solid mapped world in fiction writing cannot be emphasized enough because of the importance these imaginary worlds play in the overall story, it becomes even more important when your fantasy is based in an imaginative or a non-natural setting which the reader is not familiar with.  Without the maps being … Read more

Expert Tips for Writing Fantasy Fiction

Fantasy fiction is pretty much a world that we can only dream of.

Fiction novels or movies are the ones with some form of unrealistic elements in them such as superhero novels, superficial creature novels, or fantasy fiction novels as well. Other than being unreal, one main element common in all of them is that they are based on creative out-of-the-box thinking.  If you are … Read more

The Wheel of Time

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James Oliver Rigney Jr. wrote the Wheel of Time under the pen name Robert Jordan. This series consists of fourteen high fantasy novels and has two authors, the aforementioned Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. Jordan died while writing what he planned to be the twelfth and final book of the series. Sanderson, a long-time … Read more

Artemis Fowl: Unconventionality

Cover of the first book

Artemis Fowl is a book series published by Irish author Eoin Colfer. It received substantial critical acclaim and is incredibly popular around the world. The series has eight books. They are Artemis Fowl, The Arctic Incident, The Eternity Code, The Opal Deception, The Lost Colony, The Time Paradox, The Atlantis Complex, and The Last Guardian. The … Read more

Harry Potter, the Quintessential Book Series

Harry Potter, the Quintessential Book Series

Harry Potter is a quintessential young adult fantasy novel series by J.K. Rowling. The first book, titled Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was released in June 1997. This first book was published in America titled as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, due to publishers fearing Americans would not be familiar with the term … Read more

Mistborn: A Small Piece of Sanderson’s Legacy

The Final Empire

Mistborn is a series written by Brandon Sanderson. The first book, The Final Empire, was released in July 2006. The next two books of the trilogy, The Well of Ascension and The Hero of Ages, were released over the next couple of years, the final book in 2008. Brandon Sanderson crafts a fantastical world filled with despair … Read more

The Chronicles of Narnia: C.S. Lewis’s Masterpiece

Cover the series

The Chronicles of Narnia is one of the most beloved series around the world. It will forever be a classic children’s series. Written by C.S. Lewis, the books took decades for him to write and perfect. Lewis published the series over six years. The first, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, was released … Read more

The Lord of the Rings: A Timeless Masterpiece

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The Lord of the Rings is one of the penultimate fantasy series. Without its influence, many of the concepts and tropes we see in fantasy today would not be present. Written by J.R.R. Tolkien, the series has captivated fans for decades, receiving the highest of critical acclaim. Three books, published from July … Read more