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  1. Cool-Beans

    Anti Semitism & pro semitism in literature

    Hi guys. Towards the end of the book ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ there is a piece of dialogue between the kids and one of the adults saying that the Jewish people have only helped advance any society / culture they’ve been a part of. Although when I was reading this entry in the novel it almost...
  2. lesbiancowboy

    Historic Fantasy Questions

    I have questions, and I imagine plenty of you do too.
  3. Orc Knight

    Unmitigated Pedantry

    A blog I stumbled across that covers medieval and ancient war history and pop culture on it. Seemed like a good source to throw around here as it continues to grow. Not to take anything away from Skip. This bit is for world builders. Resources for World-Builders
  4. P.A. Trujillo

    Help Depicting Names

    So for my fantasy world, I am using the languages of our world to create names for my fictional characters, countries and kingdoms. But I don't fully trust Google Translate, so I am seeking the help of anyone who knows any language other than English to help me write believable. If you can give...
  5. Naomi Rey

    Memoire of a Whistleblower

    I need likeminded brains with whom I can bounce around ideas and questions. I'm almost finished with my first draft (70k words in) and I'm getting ideas of what needs to be worked on during the revision stage. It's the Iron Age... the concept "proof" is not what it is during the twenty-first...
  6. K


    So I’m working on a story haven’t written anything besides brainstorming the characters, types of creatures, etc. mostly been researching demons as that will be the monsters in the story. What type of demons are there? Can I make up my own? I found a couple of mythology demons that would fit my...
  7. A

    Beginning Fantasy Writing

    HI. I'm based in Edinburgh, Scotland, and help run my wife's Bed and Breakfast. I'm 67 years old and had some success with poetry in the 1990s. In 2017 I enrolled on the Writers Bureau creative writing course. Now I have reached the section where I learn how to write fiction and am...
  8. E

    How could I use a Wartime tribunal to maintain my hold on Power during the French revolution?

    History will forever regard me as the "incorruptible". There has never been another whose honor was more unquestionable, morality irreproachable, and sense of justice unquestionable. It was n as tubal that destiny would choose me to help overthrow the tyrant king Louis and bring democracy to...