How to Write a Fantasy Novel

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Published on March 9, 2014

Author: herbietoro

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How to Write a Fantasy Novel: By Eduardo A. Toro Otero How to Write a Fantasy Novel Definition of Fantasy and Novel: Fantasy “ A genre of imaginative fiction involving magic and adventure, especially in a setting other than the real world.” A novel “A fictitious prose narrative of book length, typically representing character and action with some degree of realism” As defined by the Oxford Dictionary Definition of Fantasy and Novel Choose a Theme…: A theme is a novel’s backbone Choose a theme you can identify with Make it easy to relate to Pick more than one Choose a Theme … …Choose a Theme: … Choose a Theme Pick a Setting…: Choose a Location Choose a period of time or age Make it relevant to your theme Be creative Pick a Setting … …Pick a Setting: …Pick a Setting Create a Character…: Pick the gender Give him/her powers or a purpose Write a background story Give him/her a physical appearance Create a Character … …Create a Character: … Create a Character Hiero Stier Age:27 Occupation : Mercenary Power : Control over Reality Creatures: Creatures Base them off myths and legends Don’t use the Big Three: VWZ Create your own, with caution Research: Research what can and can’t be done. Look for past works from other authors Read modern work And use professional references for the use of magic. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_8XPOLv3N0 Research Organize your information: Divide your material by: Date in which it was written Relevance with current theme Probability of use Organize your information Write it all down!: Write it all down ! Everything! And Anything! Divide your material: Avoid having one linear paragraph Divide paragraphs by topic or events Make chapter breaks . Divide your material Edit, Edit, and Edit: Check your grammar and context . Be clear in your writing . Shorten anything that redundant . Edit , Edit , and Edit Release your work: Published or Not, release your work through the many social media outlets: Tumblr Blogs Deviantart Release your work References: Oxford Dictionary http://www.elfwood.com/farp/thewriting/mfocharacter/mfocharacter.html http://www.how-to-write-a-book-now.com/theme.html References PowerPoint Presentation: Anthony Stier Edward Stier Thanks for your attention! And look out for:

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