The Importance of the Impossible
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David Farland on Fantasy. Amen!

I invited David Farland to share his thoughts on the themes of morality and good and evil in the fantasy genre, and he graciously accepted. David Farland is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author who has penned nearly fifty science fiction and fantasy novels for both adults and children. Along the way, he has … Read more

Stranger than Myth

Superficially, fantasy and myth seem like kissing cousins (winged, snake-headed, fire-breathing cousins), but how close are they really? First or twice removed? When Homer was known for his verse rather than his donut eating, people may have believed Cyclops did exist, that Hercules was a real person who did smother his family because Hera possessed … Read more

“The Epic Side of Myth”

Asking Erin Hoffman “if fantasy was a form of modern myth” is like throwing a match in a wizard’s wagon of fireworks. She is the Gryphoness and the author of the Sword of Fire and Sea (Pyr), and I should have known her answer would be no less epic. So, fantasy and myth. They basically … Read more

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