Tolkien vs Pratchett – A Quick Comparison on World Building

The following short piece offers an condensed introduction and comparison of world building focus on “creation stories” and how such tales are represented in fantasy fiction, focusing primarily on J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion and Terry Pratchett’s The Colour Magic. … More Tolkien vs Pratchett – A Quick Comparison on World Building

Essay: Fantasy, The Here and Now

If you enjoy taking a deeper look into what fantasy is and how it has changed over the past ten years or so, this essay is for you. Focusing primarily on J.R.R Tolkien’s The Lord Of The Rings and George R.R. Martin’s A Song Of Ice And Fire, this examines both the written and visual versions of both texts and outlines what key differences fantasy has evolved in this modern era. … More Essay: Fantasy, The Here and Now