The Continuing Journey into Genericville

August 12th, 2010

There were some fabulous comments on Tuesday’s post about the road to Genericville, and if you haven’t gone through them, I highly recommend you take a look. But I wanted to touch on something that may have gotten lost in the discussion. Namely, that Genericville isn’t just a trap that can befall fantasy characters, despite […]

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Beware The Trap of Genericville!

August 10th, 2010

So I was going through queries today, as is my wont, and came across a book description in an email that looked a little like this: It’s a world of breathtaking beauty and despicable horror, of adventure, magic, and death-defying duels, with an ordinary boy-turned-hero and his compatriots, most of them wonderfully three-dimensional female characters. […]

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