The fantasy genre may be a vast, magical landscape, but there are always three core areas of any fantasy story that are key – worldbuilding, magic systems, and themes. If you’ve always wanted to try your hand at writing a fantasy story, these areas are a great place to begin your fantasy journey – check out my guest blog on Agora for Writers to learn more!
Don’t forget I’ve also written another guest blog on Inspired Lines Editing right here all about where to find inspiration!
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