Every story revolves around some type of conflict, but speculative fiction usually prefers physical fights. Yes, the sword is the queen, and hand-to-hand is king, but why not be a little creative? Let’s dive into the process of choosing the best weapon for your protagonist. Read more »
Solymár András, translated Andrew Falconer, is a Hungarian writer who enjoys musing over stories and how they're created. His style of writing is a dance on the edge of magical realism and fantasy, always looking for the right pinch of extra to spice things up, but keep things real.
Hate it or love it, none can doubt the beauty of J.R.R. Tolkien’s work. He was one of those minds ahead of his time. He took fantasy “way too seriously,” sometimes overshadowing his “real” work as a philologist. Now, a hundred years after he wrote his … read more »