Tag: fantasy

How Much History is Too Much History?

How Much History is Too Much History?

What does a writer of historical fiction have in common with a writer of epic fantasy? How much history is too much history? It’s the same dilemma for both writers, oddly enough. For the epic fantasy writer (like my husband, Andrew Meredith), there’s always the question of spending too much time describing the world, and …

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What Does Editing Sci-Fi and Fantasy Have To Do With Writing Mystery?

What Does Editing Sci-Fi and Fantasy Have To Do With Writing Mystery?

Although my background in editing has taken me primarily into the realms of science-fiction and fantasy, within those genres I’ve worked with authors in every sub-genre from horror to romance to mystery. Two of my favorite books that I edited were Free Fall by William H. Keith and The Sign of Glaaki by Steven Savile …

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