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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 — 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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The Psycher Gene

My last post was all about the pseudoscience of shapeshifting in the world of the War of Memory series.  I remembered shortly afterward, though, that another important talent is closely linked with the skinchanging gene — or rather, with having … Continue reading

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Halion Shapeshifting and the Skinchanger Gene

There isn’t much science in book 1 — at least, not visibly.  As a former student of the hard sciences and a current interested dabbler, however, I can’t help but create scientific underpinnings for many of my magical and spiritual … Continue reading

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Culture Composites: Corvia

I realized that while I was moving eastward through my cultures, I entirely skipped the Corvish (or Korvii) — which is weird, because they’re some of my favorites.  This may have to do with the fact that I am, myself, … Continue reading

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