Tag Archives: ND Wilson

Book Giveaway: The Dragon’s Tooth
by ND Wilson

In The Dragon’s Tooth, author ND Wilson blends fantasy seamlessly with reality. Although some stock fantasy elements appear, he’s created a unique story with vivid and compelling characters–heroes and villains alike (as Kessie mentioned in Friday’s discussion). Actually, her reference … Continue reading

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Holiday Traditions and Festivities
in Fantastic Literature

Although every culture observes and celebrates various holiday events, at times fantasy writers neglect this area of cultural development. Yet when developed well, fantastic holidays can communicate much about the values and belief systems of the worlds in which they … Continue reading

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Christian Fantasy News and Releases, August 2011

From short stories of elves and aliens to novels of dragons and alternate worlds, August has some intriguing titles. If you’re looking for a break from the summer heat, sip some iced tea and pick up one of these books. … Continue reading

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Family Devotion in Fantasy

As I discussed Friday, more often than not, in fairy tales as well as their close kindred, fantasy novels, family affairs are troubled–or family members absent altogether. Yet some fantasy novels beautifully depict family relationships, and the positive functions of … Continue reading

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Social Customs in Life and Literature

On Saturday, my brother made a lovely woman his wife. Watching the expression on his face as his bride walked down the aisle will forever remain etched on my memory. Their own personal additions mingled with long-standing traditions to create … Continue reading

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Food in Fantasy: Meaningful Meals
(Part Three of Three)

As I mentioned in the first post of this series, the role of food in fantasy novels is frequently more than just sustenance. Along those same lines, sometimes a meal shared by the characters serves as much more than a … Continue reading

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