Here are three main strengths to consider, from a writing craft perspective, about Brent Weeks’s approach to third person limited point of view (POV).
In this article I’ll dig deeper into the wider reader journey, based on what data I could actually get my hands on (most of which is helpful but woefully dated).
Earlier this month, I sat down to talk with Corey Egbert. Corey is an illustrator and author—and he created the amazing map of Foneth featured in Candle and Claw. Here’s our conversation, edited for brevity. Introductions and Artificial Intelligence Me: In your own words, how would you introduce yourself as an artist/person/creator/whatever else? Corey: I …
A close look at nine underrated works of epic fantasy for fans of Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson, Robin Hobb, Terry Brooks, Joe Abercrombie, Tad Williams, or Peter V. Brett.
Actual reader data on why people love Patrick Rothfuss’s The Name of the Wind.
10 SFF novels that have had a particularly serious impact on me.
Here’s a modest handful of outstanding epic fantasy written by women.
Updates on the year since Candle and Claw was published.
Many high fantasy or epic fantasy works evoke a similar sense of beauty, adventure, heroism, depth, and melancholy as Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. Here are just seven series that share key similarities.
Fans of The Lord of the Rings cite the characters, rereadability, reader transportation, and world-building as top reasons they love the series.