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Folklore and Fiction by Sandra Unerman

I have been interested in folklore for even longer than I have been a writer. Books of fairy tales and legends were among my favourite reading as a child but I did not try to write stories of my own … Continue reading

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Tina Anghelatos asks Tiffani Angus some questions about her new novel, Threading the Labyrinth.

Tina: The garden is the main character – what gave you the idea about the haunted garden and why did you choose those particular time periods? Which is your favourite? Tiffani: The original idea was to write about a house … Continue reading

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Riding (and Writing) the Frontier by Laura Anne Gilman

Research – good, solid, grounding research -is essential for any book, but doubly so for a historical fantasy – and thrice that when you’re using extant and still in-use locations for your setting! The Devil’s West books are set in … Continue reading

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Fantasy and Historical Perspective by Sandra Unerman

‘There is nothing like looking if you want to find something…’ but what you find is not always quite the something you were after. So says the narrator of The Hobbit when the dwarves go looking for shelter from a … Continue reading

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