Tag Archives: Fantasy

Mythopoesis: Heroes & Heroines

Down the ages there have been two important Types of characters in storytelling: heroes and heroines. The Hero was the character the storyline followed, relating his trials and victories. The Heroine was the character the Hero loved, won, and came … Continue reading

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Fiction Within Fiction Within Fiction

(Originally posted on LiveJournal) A confluence of events have put the matter of fiction within fiction on my mind this last weekend. My friend, James A. Owen (Coppervale on LiveJournal) posted a set of pictures of his illustrations for volumes … Continue reading

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Mythopoesis: Geography

In creating a Secondary World, a Sub-Creator sets out on a journey into a new world. It is a journey into new places, where the shapes of the land may be quite different from the ones we see about ourselves … Continue reading

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Signing and Selling at Loscon

This weekend I will be attending Loscon at the Airport Marriott near LAX, here in Los Angeles.  I attended the first time last year, and kicked myself for skipping it all these years (I have a lot of friends who … Continue reading

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Searching For Heroines

(Originally posted on LiveJournal) So, there I was, reviewing the visitor stats for my website, and I checked out the search strings that brought some people to the site. It’s kind of interesting to see how people get there (well, … Continue reading

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