Five Branches of Magic Systems (Revisited)

Half a year ago, I wrote a blog post about different kinds of magic systems, hoping to be informative, not expecting it to continue garnering views in the way that it has. I certainly wouldn’t call it a throwaway post, but in the months since I’ve published it, I’ve come to realize that, although I … More Five Branches of Magic Systems (Revisited)

AtLA Book Tag!

As an avid lover of Avatar the Last Airbender, I was super excited to see there was a book tag connected to the absolutely stunning animated TV show. If you haven’t seen it, I would certainly recommend watching it; although the first season is aimed more at younger kids, it gets better with each passing … More AtLA Book Tag!

On Magic and Writing

Recently I watched a video by Daniel Greene called “Dear Authors: Writing Magic Systems,” in which he discussed hard magic versus soft magic, and why one isn’t necessarily better than the other. If you aren’t familiar with his videos, I would check them out as Daniel posts fantasy-related content, like me, but better. If you … More On Magic and Writing