If you don’t know, The Merry Writer began as a Twitter hashtag game in 2018. Today, it’s a fun, informative podcast about all things creative writing and books.
Join co-hosts Ari Meghlen and Rachel Poli every Wednesday while we ask and answer all the “write” questions.
This week, we have a special guest joining us: I.L. Cruz. She’s here to help us talk about writing fantasy. Come join the conversation here!
Episode 114: How Do You Approach Writing Fantasy?
Are you interested in being a fantasy author?
This week, author I. L. Cruz joins Ari to discuss how to approach writing fantasy and things to consider when building your fantastical worlds.
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About Our Guest, I.L. Cruz
I.L. Cruz decided to make writing her full-time career during the economic downturn in 2008. Since then she’s used her BA in International Relations to sow political intrigue in her fantasy worlds and her MA in history to strive for the perfect prologue.
When she’s not engaged in this mad profession she indulges her wanderlust as often as possible, watches too much sci-fi, and reads until her eyes cross. She lives in Maryland with her husband, daughter, and a sun-seeking supermutt named Dipper.
Connect with Ivia and buy her books:
Website | Blog | Twitter | Buy A Noble’s Path
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Rachel Poli is an indie author, podcaster, and content writer working on her debut cozy mystery novel.
Although she favors mystery, Rachel is a multi-genre author with too many ideas and characters in her head, often experimenting with short stories and flash fiction.
When she’s not writing, she’s reading, organizing something, or playing video games. She currently resides in New England with her zoo.