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Myth and Magic

Folklore & fantasy themes aimed at creative writers: to start writing stories and challenge your brain with exciting ideas, dip into this kitbag.

Learn how fantasy worlds draw on real world history, mythology, and folklore. And there's weekly news from the world of fantasy fiction too... plus fabulous creatures, studies on folk tales, nature fables and lots more mythical, magical fun.

May 12, 2021

The Canadian environmentalist & fantasy novelist talks about narrative responsibility and writing in the Anthropocene era. She addresses the main challenges facing writers and emphasizes the importance of creating a sense of place in fiction. She explains how to write metaphors and gives tips for writing action scenes. Nina also explains how courage & inspiration will help an author overcome fear to get the job done!