Neil Mach

Author – Fantasy Realism

Collective memory is the bigger and more powerful brother of folk memory and it helps explain faith and belief and a host of glorious mythologies, but collective memory (as a shared set of memories) can also help safeguard & nurture a species whose members can instantaneously & reflectively connect and synchronise with each other. We …

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— and why you should use the “banality of evil” to create your Demon King The jury is still out on whether you should use a Dark Lord archetype in your fantasy fiction. Most say the argument is this: if it’s good enough for Tolkien and good enough for Rowling, it should be good enough …

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