Should My Fantasy Races Hate Each Other?

Let Charles know your thoughts, in the comments under his original blog posts 😃

Legends of Windemere

Middle Earth Elves and Dwarves

(I was going to write a post about the traditional Elves vs Dwarves in fantasy.  Instead, I realized I had a lengthy section of Do I Need to Use a Dragon? (Fantasy Writing Tips) that covered the topic of racism in fantasy.  So, this can act as a sneak peek of a book I hope to release before the end of the year.  Enjoy.)

At the start of Beginning of a Hero, I touched on a cliché of fantasy because I didn’t know any better. A character is in a tavern and is hit on by an elf while a bunch of dwarves tease him for the encounter. Why did I do this? All because I was much younger and I never thought about going away from the overused cliché of elves and dwarves hating each other. It would be years later that I…

View original post 1,494 more words


Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.