1. dorck

    dorck New Member

    Oct 9, 2016
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    Fargo, ND

    Getting Back Into It

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dorck, Oct 9, 2016.


    Not much to share...

    My favorite genre is classical high fantasy, but if I don't have anything fresh (or something I'm ready to re-read) available I'll always pick up a Sword & Sorcery novel. I remember sitting out on my parent's deck one summer afternoon reading through the appendices of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. My dad just couldn't get his head around why I wasn't doing something more appropriate for a third grader!

    I'm working on something new! I've just finished the first 2500 words (read "chapter one") of a novel that's been fermenting in my brain for at least a year. I'd love to hear your impressions on draft number one and see if you'd keep reading.

    Writing and reading are a couple of the most important things I do with my life. I hope to be an active community member.
  2. A man called Valance

    A man called Valance Senior Member

    Jun 21, 2008
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    Welcome (back) dorck.
  3. ThistleMae

    ThistleMae Member

    Oct 13, 2016
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    New Hampshire
    Hi! Is high fantasy the really detailed creation of people and worlds, mostly in the times of swords and dragons? Besides Lord of the Rings, I haven't read much like this. Would you consider Harry Potter high fantasy or just fantasy. It sounds like you know a lot about this, so I thought I'd ask. Can you give me some examples of other novels you would consider high fantasy? Thanks.

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