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One Rule to Ring them all

 

As usual, this blog is based on my own experience and your mileage may vary. This blog is intended for unpublished writers who are seeking traditional publication in the modern fantasy market.
So, what’s your fantasy about?

  • It’s about a war
  • It’s about a guy learning magic
  • A farmboy is the chosen one…?

It might be. But also, it’s not. Or at least, that’s only the tool you’re using to craft the thing that does matter.

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You Are Not George RR Martin: how to get published in the grimdark era of fantasy

Before last year, I used to want to hear what authors had to say about how they managed to get published, and when I attended events or asked them online, they generally didn’t have much to tell me. To some authors, it seems that getting a publishing deal almost happens by chance – or at least that’s what they’d like you to think. The truth is much different. Continue reading “You Are Not George RR Martin: how to get published in the grimdark era of fantasy”

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