May 30th, 2010


While We're on Safari

I was thinking about fantasy ecology and worldbuilding the other day, and I decided to try a little experiment. I dug out the Monster Manual 3.0 for Dungeons & Dragons. This is a guide to the critters living in a world that has been used as a setting for oodles of stories, in the form of books (the Dragonlance chronicles, for example, and about eight billion others) as well as the interactive storytelling world of role-playing games. Let's see what conclusions we can draw!

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Otherwise! In the realm of Good Points Made by Other Bloggers, here's one about when to make editorial changes, and one about adult relationships in YA lit.

Finally, via Nathan Bransford's blog, a hilarious video on book signings: