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Science fiction Vs fantasy - infographic of science fiction novels

The difference between fantasy and science fiction

The difference between the fantasy and science fiction genres hasn’t always been an issue, as the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America points out. However, there are a few key differences in the genres that can help us to separate one type of book from the other in the ‘science fiction vs fantasy’ debate. […]

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How to create a fantasy world that everyone will believe

Learning how to create a fantasy world that feels real to readers is easy when you follow these five steps: Step 1: Plan the lie of the land Creating a solid, believable physical world is the first step. The reason some fantasy novelists and readers seem so obsessed with maps is because the act of […]

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Fantasy writing: How your fantasy world’s everyday details

One of the keys to believable fantasy writing is to ground it in tangible, everyday details. By asking yourself what your characters eat, wear, live in and more, you will begin to build a setting that your readers feel that they inhabit along with your characters. Think about your characters’ way of life Thinking about […]

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