Tag Archives: Fantasy

Reddit Fantasy Writing Contest for January

Hi, Everyone, It’s time for the January reddit fantasy writing contest. Here is my submission for this month’s theme:  Talking Animals My thread is a link to my story titled, “An Oyster is Your World.”  This was quite a challenge … Continue reading

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Etra Project

A few weeks ago on our Sunday Reddit Rewrite thread, I posted about a shared novel in a fantasy world called Etra.  I’ve always wanted to write a fantasy novel about mermaids, and have joined the novel-writing team. One of … Continue reading

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New Fun Writing Collaborative

Two weeks ago I posted about Etra, a high fantasy world I found on Reddit.  Etra is a writing collaborative fully in 21st century digital technology.  I joined to explore using modern formats like Tumbler and Discourse as springboards for … Continue reading

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Sunday Reddit Rewrite

Reddit is a phenomenal writing resource; each Sunday I’ll bring some passages from various authors who are looking for advice.  Then I’ll add my two-cents worth and help them rewrite their passage. This week in the fantasy writing subreddit is … Continue reading

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Fantasy Worldbuilding: Orc Logistics

Here is my latest novella.  This is my submission to the October Reddit contest for Worldbuilding.  Worldbuilding is one of the hardest science fiction and fantasy themes.  Most books on how to write shudder in horror that writers will devote … Continue reading

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Sunday Reddit Rewrite, October 4th

Here is the googledoc for the OP’s opening. I love the idea of “fallen empires,” especially since, as a Latin teacher, I deal with questions of Rome’s rise and fall constantly in my teaching.   The OP has good language and … Continue reading

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Sunday Reddit Rewrite, September 26

Each Sunday, I’ll rewrite some paragraphs from the writing prompts thread on Reddit.  Here is my first rewrite.   https://www.reddit.com/r/fantasywriters/comments/3mh9ky/the_founding_of_dragethal_critique_request_61k/ Here is the opening of a good short story. Notice how the writer develops an epic flare right away with … Continue reading

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