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Melissa A. Joy - Aeldynn Lore
Fantasy writer, anime fan and gamer, cosplayer, and tall ship sailor. Proofreader & line-editor. Eco advocate.
Fantasy writer, anime fan and gamer, cosplayer, and tall ship sailor. Proofreader & line-editor. Eco advocate.
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A new phenomenal piece of #fantasyart done by @froztnight; this one of the formidable Kaesan'Drahknyr Melkhar. #keysoftheorigin #epicfantasy #thescionsofbalance #aeldynnlore
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It isn’t possible to do this for every single character, but the ones who are really important are owed a tangible existence by the author.  Characters with no depth may appear to readers as one or two dimensional, and this should only apply to incidental…

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Any author worth their salt will implement consequences or some form of penalty for characters who use magic.  You cannot walk, or run, or swim without expending energy, and likewise you cannot think, or perform any sort of mental activity without doing…

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How often have you read a book that involves topics you’re passionate about? I am not referring to genre, but rather themes and subjects that may be involved.  You may have a particular interest in ancient history and mythology, or modern warfare, or in…

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Sometimes it might be hard to tell which characters fit into these categories – especially if you have a large cast like I do. I’m a deep thinker, so I think about this sort of thing a lot. Villains are usually antagonists (occasionally a villain might…
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