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Have you ever had someone ask you what you did and lose all interest when you say you write fantasy? What is with that? A strange prejudice lingers around fantasy writing and write...

What is it like to write for a massive franchise like Star Wars? How do you get such writing opportunities? Mur Lafferty - the Hugo and Nebula nominee, as well as, the winner of th...

There are a lot of ways to create characters, but one technique we've found that has not only fantastic results but also helps with character arcs is using Enneagram personality ty...

The idea for today's podcast episode initially came from a Patreon supporter, who wanted to know what the ideal time is to start writing sequels when working on a series. In episod...

It seems like some authors pull from a bottomless well of story ideas and others, well, it is a shallow and finicky spring. How do some authors generate so many ideas they woefully...

A bestselling author, and professional editor, joins the Am Writing Fantasy podcast to give you advice on how to edit your first draft. What do you need to pay attention to? What a...

What really is a "writer?" Jesper and Autumn run the gamut in this episode to break down the myth, history, and perception of what being a writer really means. Throw in some great ...

Every story needs a villain. Someone to oppose the protagonist. However, there are some traits that will make the antagonist memorable and feel like a real person, with true motive...

What traits make a great hero? One that will linger in your reader's minds and hearts far after they close the book? Well, get ready for a raucous discussion that breaks down into ...

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