Since I began writing I have had quite a few people ask me if I would ever be willing to include a pronunciation guide/glossary in my books. Okay, some of you are chuckling to yourselves right now. But it is a valid question, particularly for those unfamiliar with the fantasy genre.
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I get asked this question a lot, and believe it or not, I find it very difficult to answer. Maybe it is because the story has undergone so many changes, maybe it is because the answer isn’t simple, or maybe it’s just that I’m bad at summarizing my own writing. I don’t know, but whatever… Read more »
Also known as “would this book be age-appropriate for my (insert age here) year old?” This is another question that ought to have a simple answer, but it doesn’t. Or perhaps it does. The simple answer is: my target audience is families. But what does that mean? What age-range will most appreciate my story? It means… Read more »
People have often asked me, “Why Fantasy?” when they find out what I write. Fantasy is considered a “niche genre” and until about ten years ago it was one that most publishing companies weren’t really ready to support. It has a large audience, but not as wide-spread an audience as other genres such as “general… Read more »