Category Archives: World Info

Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Companions

A bit late this week, but I got nabbed to do actual Social Things last night when normally I would have been hammering out a post, so!  I’m not terribly social on my own, and therefore must take the opportunity … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Witches

As usual, I’m taking advantage of the Tough Traveling feature at Fantasy Review Barn to talk about a story-related topic.  Unusually though, I don’t have anything from the actual text to highlight — there have been no real witches in … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Shapeshifting

Now this one, I can do! Once again, I’m taking a cue from Nathan over at Fantasy Review Barn and babbling about one of the tropes in my writing, as identified in Diana Wynne Jones’ satiric take on fantasy worlds.  … Continue reading

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Halion Creatures 3

I’d meant to do this post a while back, but I never got around to finishing the write-up.  Alas.  Anyway, since I have nothing to say for today’s Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn, I decided to drag this one … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Northern Barbarians

In this installment of Tough Traveling, I’ll be talking a bit about a culture that has had a lot of impact on the main setting of my story — but all externally.  What trope is this?  It’s the Northern Barbarians! … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Necromancy

Today on Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn, we deal with a topic close to my heart: necromancy! It should be no secret that I’m fond of necromancers, because I say it all the dang time.  I have to mention, … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Minions

This week, Fantasy Review Barn has chosen Minions for their Tough Traveling topic.  And I have a few of those, heh. Heh heh heh… Though, after considering the details of the entry for a while and checking out Nathan’s selections, … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Mentors

Nathan over at Fantasy Review Barn gave us a nice, easy one today, and I’m happy about it because I get to discuss how Cob ended up with three mentors — and ran away from all of them. (The short … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Immortals

Time for another travel-date with Fantasy Review Barn!  This time, the topic is Immortals. Immortals are fairly common in Fantasyland  There are three kinds: 1) Goddesses and Gods, who exist forever unless people stop believing in them. 2) Elves or … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Hidden Kingdoms

Time for another Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn.  Unlike last week when I had absolutely nothing, this week I actually have a few examples to showcase! The topic for this round is Hidden Kingdoms: Usually reached through Caverns or … Continue reading

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