Friday, September 03, 2004

How To Write A Bestselling Fantasy Epic

It wouldn't be as funny if it weren't true.

Of course, one could argue that the formulaic nature of most such epics is due to their ability to tap into deep human archetypes, dating back to the Epic of Gilgamesh.

That, or the fact that Terry Brooks was able to get away with a scene-for-scene remake of The Lord of the Rings without losing a plagiarism lawsuit.

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