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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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Mythopoesis: Naming

[mythopoesis: the making of myths or fantasy] There is some magic that lies in names which gives one a deep sense of satisfaction. A name can be called a label of identity, for it helps in some fashion to describe … Continue reading

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Mythopoesis: History

[mythopoesis: the making of myths or fantasy] Human beings are born in time, live in time and, in time die. The whole of our lives is spent with the flow of time, and so it is only natural that we … Continue reading

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Local Habitations and Names

(Originally posted on LiveJournal) I was sorting through some stuff today, determining what I could throw out, what could get packed up and moved to the storage unit, and what I wanted to keep at hand. I ran across a … Continue reading

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