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Mary Jensen
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Fantastic Creatures, Real and Imagined

There are many unusual species on our own planet. New species are still being discovered in the Amazon Rainforest, the deep sea, and other places that technology is only now allowing us to explore. ..
(July 08, 2008)
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Benefits of an Agent For an Author

When I first started writing, I never considered the idea of having an agent. I have examined many publisher websites. I also follow blogs of some people in the industry (authors, agents, editors). ..
(July 31, 2008)
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The Benefit of a Little Romance in Your Fantasy

What is a fantasy without romance? I'm not talking about the cross-genre, or Fantasy or Paranormal Romance categories. Look just as carefully at the subtle elements. I love a book with a love story. ..
(April 23, 2008)
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The Muses, Past and Personal

The origin of the muse goes back to the nine muses of Greece. There are four different versions of their parentage, so I won't delve into that. It is said that all tales and songs, all inspired ..
(February 13, 2008)
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British Nobility - Peering at the Peerage

"Be noble! And the nobleness that lies in other men, sleeping, but never dead, will rise in majesty to meet thine own. " ~James Russell Lowell Do you know the difference between a baron and a lord? ..
(December 05, 2007)
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Inklings and Writing Groups

Did you know that some famous fantasy writers were part of a writing group? The Inklings was a group of literary enthusiasts who encouraged writing fantasy. The four most prominent members were C. S. .
(August 15, 2007)
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Lloyd Alexander - a Remembrance

Lloyd Alexander is one of the most well known authors of children's fantasy novels. Over his lifetime he wrote more than forty books. The series he is most famous for is the Prydain Chronicles. ..
(June 27, 2007)
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Gypsy-Roma - Facts and Fiction

Gypsies are known as a vagabond race, traveling from one place to another. Most fiction portrays them as having loose morals – thieves, lustful, and dishonest. But that is a generalization that ..
(June 03, 2007)
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Interview with Author David Keck, Part One

David Keck, author of In the Eye of Heaven, has graciously answered my questions on writing and publishing. I enjoyed his responses very much. David is a Canadian, currently residing in New York, ..
(March 05, 2007)
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Interview with Author David Keck, Part Two

David Keck, author of In the Eye of Heaven, has graciously answered my questions on writing and publishing. I enjoyed his responses very much. David is a Canadian, currently residing in New York, ..
(March 05, 2007)
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Interview with Author David Keck, Part Three

David Keck, author of In the Eye of Heaven, has graciously answered my questions on writing and publishing. I enjoyed his responses very much. David is a Canadian, currently residing in New York, ..
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Writing About Inns and Taverns in Fantasy

It is common for fantasy characters to visit establishments such as inns and taverns. After all, everyone needs to eat and sleep on their travels. But do you know the difference between the two? Inns .
(May 02, 2007)
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Naming your Fantasy Characters

Names are extremely important in fiction. You want to choose a name that is memorable and appropriate for the character. Sometimes the names come easily, but more often you have to work at it. There ..
(April 03, 2007)
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