(EN) – A Complete Glossary Of Terms For Fantasy Writers | Christopher Luke Dean


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If you’re going to write in the fantasy genre, read this post. You will love this complete glossary of terms for fantasy writers.

To write a good Fantasy book, you need to know all the tropes in the genre and you need to come up with a great idea. But, you still need to include all the elements of a good book.

These elements include the following characters:

  1. Protagonist
  2. Antagonist
  3. Love Interest
  4. Friend/Sidekick

As well as a plot, a setting, and story goals for your characters.

Setting is important in the Fantasy genre. Your audience is here for your world-building. The vast majority of Fantasy readers expect a certain tone to the setting.

Fantasy is a more general topic than, say, science fiction. For example, science fiction includes Star Wars and Star Trek, but not Lord Of The Rings, but fantasy can include all three. Although, don’t let a Trekkie hear you say that after a …


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