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Facts About Time Travel by JoAnne Myers

Posted by Guest at Apr 9, 2015 1:25 am in , , , , , , , , , ,

Time travel may be theoretically possible, but is beyond our current technological capabilities, say most scientists. Time travel, is defined as moving between different points in time. It has been and probably will be a popular topic for science fiction for decades. Franchises ranging from  “Star Trek” and my favorites, “Outlander” and “The time Machine” […]


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Enter the Sandman: Working Paranormal Elements into Other Genres by Jeffe Kennedy

Posted by jkennedy at Jan 15, 2015 12:48 am in , , , , ,

Many of you know that I’m currently publishing in a couple of genres. Along with the TWELVE KINGDOMS fantasy romances, I also have a contemporary erotic romance series with Carina, the FALLING UNDER books. The newest in that trilogy, UNDER HIS TOUCH, releases on January 19. I usually alternate books, writing a fantasy, then writing […]


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A Beginner’s Guide to Believable FF&P by Tana Lovett

Posted by Guest at Nov 26, 2014 11:02 am in , , , ,

Full Disclosure: I am a rookie, unpublished, wet behind the ears, newly ejected from the turnip truck, fledgling author. I’m in the querying stage with my very first novel (but, doggone, it’s good!) I would not describe myself as being a writer of fantasy, futuristic or paranormal fiction, per se. That being said, I believe […]


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Creating a sense of wonder…

Posted by Guest at May 22, 2014 1:57 am in , ,

… with Author Tina Donahue One of my fave movies of all time is Avatar. I loved the romance between Jake and Neytiri. However, it was the wonder of the Na’vi’s Pandora that took my breath away. It also allowed me to suspend disbelief, to be a part of that world. That’s what all great […]


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Posted by Guest at Jan 30, 2014 11:28 am in , , , , ,

Welcome Beth Daniels, aka Beth Henderson, J.B. Dane. Writers have it hard. There is no Diagon Alley with shops selling magic wands, quills, or scrolls that would most definitely come in handy when we are stuck for an idea or short of time. We have to make everything up with only a sometimes overworked, sometimes […]


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Worldbuilding to Visually Reflect Story Theme and Character Values by Jamie Leigh Hansen

Posted by Guest at May 13, 2013 10:00 am in , , , , , , ,

Worldbuilding will never have just one way to do it. There are many things to consider and master in creating a world for your novel and series. Recently, I was part of a worldbuilding workshop with 5 other published IECRWA authors. At each of 3 tables, 2 authors gave an important aspect of worldbuilding to […]

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Posted by Guest at Feb 5, 2013 9:00 am in , , , , , ,

  with author Beth Daniels, aka Beth Henderson, J.B. Dane   There is a land – or if there isn’t, there should be one – where everything is arranged the way we want it. Oh, that doesn’t mean that it’s a place without danger, pain, death, despair, and all those other things that make up […]

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What the Heck is Deep Point of View? by Carrie Lofty

Posted by Guest at Jun 12, 2012 7:30 am in , , , , , , , , , ,

So often when receiving critiques from peers, editors or agents, the subject of “deep point of view” can rear its head. What, exactly, does that entail? How can we add depth to characters–and therefore depth to our stories–by immersing readers into unique, powerful points of view? My upcoming course for FF&P is title “Beyond Research: […]


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Fantasy and Science Fiction

Posted by Guest at Jul 22, 2009 3:19 pm in , ,

Today we’re going to have two guest blogs since last week was RWA National Convention. Please welcome PAN author Eilis Flynn. Is there a difference between fantasy and science fiction? Of course there is. One has a background with no logic or rationale, while the other has a background that’s all logic and rationale. They […]


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Interview: Heather Osborn, TOR

Posted by Guest at Jul 3, 2009 2:44 pm in , , , , , ,

Today we are welcoming Heather Osborn, editor for TOR. To submit to TOR follow their submission guidelines. Also we will be welcoming Heather to a special Q&A session with FF&P members on Tuesday, July 7, 2009. You will need to be a member of FF&P to view this session and participate. We’d like to thank […]


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