Undertaking the Heroine’s Journey in Fantasy Books

The Hero's Journey. We all know it. We've seen it played out countless times--from the classic Greek myths to more modern stories like Star Wars, The Lord of the Ring, Eragon, and the game Journey. Mythologist Joseph Campbell was the first to propose the archetype. Seeing a common pattern across various mythologies, he suggested the … Continue reading Undertaking the Heroine’s Journey in Fantasy Books

Moving from YA to Adult Fantasy – Because Not All Adult Fantasy is BDSM Elves

When you're a small child and you happen to be a frequent visitor of libraries, there's a certain sense of ritual in moving up from one range of grade-level shelves to the next. It's the bookish version of being elevated from squire to knight. Except you're the one holding the sword and tapping your own … Continue reading Moving from YA to Adult Fantasy – Because Not All Adult Fantasy is BDSM Elves