Neil Mach

Author – Fantasy Realism

Reculver Tower

Hi listeners, readers and authors! I’m overjoyed to be celebrating 100 episodes of Myth & Magic and I thank each and every one of nearly 6,000 listeners who have tuned-in! We reach Episode 100 on Wednesday 22 September… hip-hip hooray! Don’t forget, the show goes out every Wednesday. As part of this week’s centennial festivities …

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He came across a way of attributing breadth & height to the things we least understand but most admire. Using Apeiron, we can attribute broadness & stature to the “thoughts behind” the things we can’t see…

Rha Arayal

Rha discusses poetry and how it can be a therapeutic exercise, she also offers expert guidance on how to write about “intangible concepts” and talks about compulsive writing…

Charles Sterling

Charles Sterling talks about lazy fantasies and writing a chapter a day to complete a book in a month…

Nina Munteanu

NINA MUNTEANU talks about narrative responsibility and writing in the Anthropocene era…

Sophy Layzell

Learn more about Sophy and her journey into writing + how she balances so many skills & undertakings while at the same time finding (precious) time to write…

As a fantasy author you’ll want to deliver your readers lots of amusement & satisfaction. But what makes a book a pleasure to read? What makes a story pleasurable? Add a few of these ingredients and you are sure to delight your audience: “Get the reader to make emotional connections with your characters…” Encourage reader …

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Unless you’re a seasoned graphic designer and not only that but also an expert in book-cover design, I recommend, right away, that you don’t even consider designing your own cover. Yes, I know it will be faster & cheaper to do it yourself, but you will pay dearly in the long run. Dearly! The cover …

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Death of Prince Consort

Death dealing is our #1 form of light entertainment We’re not being entertained by the thought of confronting death. Nor are we entertained by the idea of coping with death. Or handling death. Or overcoming death. Not even about caring for those who suffered the consequences of death… no, as a species we care little …

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Here’s how to “think up” new exotic senses for your fantasy characters…