Fantasy Worlds and Reader Assumptions

A few weeks ago I wrote about those times when there are just enough anachronisms or inaccuracies in a book’s worldbuilding to make it feel a little off. I was talking about a historical fantasy book in that case, but even in secondary worlds it’s jarring to have, say, people riding on horseback while shooting … Continue reading Fantasy Worlds and Reader Assumptions

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Have you ever gone through a reading slump?

I'm going through one right now, and while it's not my first one I still don't really know how to fix it. I've read two books in the past 2.5 weeks and, while they were both books I really wanted to read and should have really enjoyed, I found it difficult to get into them … Continue reading Have you ever gone through a reading slump?