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What is Urban Fantasy? It is a sub-genre of Fantasy where common fantasy conventions are placed in an urban, modern setting. The ‘fantasy’ part can include magic, mythology, and supernatural powers and creatures. The ‘urban’ part does not necessarily mean the story must be set in a large city. An Urban Fantasy can be set … More My Top 5 Urban Fantasy Television Shows
The Sumerian tale of Marduk versus Tiamat absorbed me one night during a months-long bout of insomnia. A few articles compared Tiamat to Echidna from Greek mythology. … More Where did you get the idea for your novel?
There is no magic formula to create the perfect first line. What is considered a great opening line is as varied as the novels that contain them. 4-Opening Paragraph Tips: Read the first page of novels in your genre. Knowing what other authors did will help you avoid clichés and see what works and what … More What Makes For A Great Opening Line Of A Novel?
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No matter how action pack and intriguing the storyline, a novel will not succeed without believable characters. … More Questionnaire for Writing Character Profiles – Ways To Create Characterization In Fiction