Reading: intimacy and sex in fantasy

Some time ago, I wrote about how I see romance in fantasy both from reader and writer point of view, as well as some general thoughts about romance in relation to ending of the story. Today, I’m venturing into slightly more dangerous waters: intimacy in fantasy.

Warning: potentially sensitive content will be mentioned in this post.

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Writing: beta prologue reveal

I’ll keep this one short. The first sample of my coming fantasy is finally available to see. It’s up-to-date with edits made in early September and will be updated with each major draft. This first shared fragment is roughly 0,5% of the to-be book one and can be viewed here.

I should be able to share one to three more samples in time (no ETA yet). The whole book one should be completed in the second half of 2019 if everything goes well. I’ll probably try to share some other bits in the meantime. What they’ll be is hard to guess.

Anyway, that’s it from me. See you next time.

Romance elements in fantasy, part two: endings

Not so long ago, I wrote about how I saw romance elements in fantasy. This time, I’ll continue from where I left off the last time and share my opinion on some of the possible ends and how I see them – positives and negatives in all cases. It’ll not be tied to fantasy in several cases as, I believe, these work in general.

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