Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/31/18

Today's link is to a list of the new fantasy books coming out in August:  https://www.tor.com/2018/07/31/all-the-new-fantasy-books-coming-out-in-august-2018/

Monday, July 30, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/30/18

Sorry about yesterday. Didn't find any interesting links. Today's link is to an article in the ongoing  series of F and SF Equines by Judith Tarr:  https://www.tor.com/2018/07/30/a-very-irish-story-r-a-macavoys-the-grey-horse/

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/28/18

Today's link is to an article that analyzes the Lord of the Rings book and movie:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/ten-changes-made-in-the-lord-of-the-rings-novelization/#more-23134

Friday, July 27, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/27/19

Today I have two links of interest.

First is to a writing article on writing epistolary fiction:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/a-beginners-guide-to-writing-epistolary/

The second is a writing article on the Chronicles of Prydain and how it made old tropes new:  https://www.tor.com/2018/07/27/lloyd-alexanders-chronicles-of-prydain-tells-a-fresh-story-with-old-tropes/

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/26/18

Today's link is for an article about how time is used in fantasy and dealing with time conflicts:  http://fantasy-faction.com/2018/temporal-anomalies-timekeeping-in-fantasy

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/25/18

Today there are two links. First is the list for the 2018 World Fantasy Award nominees:  https://www.tor.com/2018/07/25/2018-world-fantasy-award-finalists/

The second is for Harry Potter fans and scenes that were changed in the movies from the book:  https://theportalist.com/harry-potter-movies

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/23/18

Today's link is to an article on author Helen Lowe's blog about having fun with epic fantasy tropes such as the maguffin:  http://helenlowe.info/blog/

Monday, July 23, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/23/18

Today there are two links to make up for yesterday's miss. The first is to an article on advice on writing fantasy graphic novels:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/do-you-have-advice-for-graphic-novels/#more-23037

The second is on an article about women in history and having roles too:  https://mythicscribes.com/history/ching-shih/

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/21/18

Today's link is to a writing article on fantasy world building and five mistakes to avoid:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/five-common-worldbuilding-mistakes-in-new-manuscripts/#more-22901

Friday, July 20, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/20/18

Today there are two links of interest. The first is a commentary article about the trigger warning in stories that have dark scenes:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/why-we-shouldnt-be-fighting-over-trigger-warnings/

The second is an article about five things fantasy writers can learn from Terry Pratchett: https://theportalist.com/fantasy-lessons-terry-pratchett

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/19/18

Today's link is to a fantasy short story from Lightspeed magazine by author Naomi Novik called "Castle Coeurlieu":  http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/fiction/castle-coeurlieu/

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/17/18

Today's link is about the movie and the book  The Beastmasterby Andre Norton and how they compare:  http://www.syfy.com/syfywire/book-vs-flick-the-beastmaster

Monday, July 16, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/16/18

Today's link is for an article on the horses and riders of CJ Cherryh's Gate of Ivrel books by Judith Tarr:  https://www.tor.com/2018/07/16/horses-and-horsemen-in-c-j-cherryhs-gate-of-ivrel/

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/15/18

Today's link is to a podcast about writing and keeping your manuscript smooth:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/179-keeping-your-manuscript-smooth/

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/14/18

Today's link is to books and movies that explore fairytales about selkies and other sea creatures:  https://www.tor.com/2018/07/13/11-selkie-stories/

Friday, July 13, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/13/18

Today's link is for a writing article on storytelling and character karma:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/understanding-character-karma/

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/12/18

Today I have two links for you. The first is to five books that deal with time travel:  https://www.tor.com/2018/07/12/five-novels-dealing-with-time-travel/  The second is an article about fairytales and the younger sons' trials:  https://www.tor.com/2018/07/12/the-golden-goose/

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/11/18

Sorry for the late post. Today's link is to some sizzling fantasy romance books coming out in July:  http://www.syfy.com/syfywire/10-sci-fi-and-fantasy-romance-recommendations-to-make-your-july-sizzle

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/10/18

Today's link is the latest article on women fantasy and science fiction authors from the 1970s fighting erasure. This covers the alphabet of R and S authors:  https://www.tor.com/2018/07/10/fighting-erasure-women-sf-writers-of-the-1970s-part-ix/

Monday, July 09, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/9/18

Today I have two links. The first is a list of books that TOR publishing is coming out with in the Fall:  https://www.tor.com/2018/07/09/tor-dot-com-publishing-fall-2018-lineup/

The second is to an article on why readers love gothic horror:  https://www.tor.com/2018/07/09/the-allure-of-gothic-horror/

Sunday, July 08, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 8/8/18

Today's link is to a writing articles on rebooting the fantasy trope of the mentor:  https://mythicscribes.com/miscellaneous/mentor-trope-reboot/

Saturday, July 07, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/7/18

Today's link is about story elements that worked in one story but not another:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/five-story-elements-that-worked-in-one-story-but-not-in-another/#more-22455

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/5/18

I'm sharing two links today for the long holiday weekend. The first is to a fantasy story from the Lightspeed online magazine:  http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/fiction/a-song-of-home-the-organ-grinds/

The second link is to an article on almost all fantasy, science fiction and comics adaptations in the works:  https://www.tor.com/2018/07/05/sff-adaptations/

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/4/18

Happy Fourth of July everyone!

Sorry for missing yesterday, life event got in the way. Today's link is to a list of books coming out this week for summer reading:  http://locusmag.com/2018/07/new-books-3-july-2018/

Monday, July 02, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/2/18

First, I just wanted to say I saw the movie "Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom" today. I loved it. Plenty of action and suspense for dinosaur lovers.

Today's link is the latest on science fiction and fantasy horses by Judith Tarr. This week, she is talking about the book Red Moon, Black Mountainby Joy Chant:  https://www.tor.com/2018/07/02/horse-of-bronze-pony-of-earth-joy-chants-red-moon-and-black-mountain/

Sunday, July 01, 2018

Daily Fantasy Link 7/1/18

Today I have two links to make up for yesterday.

The first is to a podcast about  creating character chemistry:  https://mythcreants.com/blog/177-creating-character-chemistry/

The second is to an article about Medieval merchant guilds to use for stories:  https://mythicscribes.com/history/merchant-guilds/