Fantasy You Should Read – Part 2

And so, we come to Part 2 of my list of Fantasy fiction that I think everyone should read. Before I start I’ll do a quick recap of the books that appeared in Part 1;

  • The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson
  • The Raven’s Mark series by Ed McDonald
  • The Godblind Trilogy by Anna Stephens

Shall we go on? Here’s a photo of someone in a shop looking at books. You should do that too…and buy them, obviously, it’s not a damn library.

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To Prologue, or Not to Prologue?

I have written a prologue for my ‘traditional’ fantasy story, and I did it without giving it much thought. Which, ironically, got me thinking. A prologue is very common in fantasy fiction. So common that I wrote one without consciously thinking “I’m going to give this story a prologue”. But is a prologue necessary? Can a prologue be a help or a hindrance? Here are my thoughts…and a photo of a typewriter. 

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