Tag: magic

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Previously Read: Blackwing

Back into the roulette of Goodreads firstreads, I scored an ARC of Ed McDonald’s dark-fantasy novel Blackwing.   Overall, I’d say that it was a strong story. The characters all had lives of their own. Each character had his or her own quirks and idiosyncrasies which made them wholly unique. Galharrow, our bounty-hunting main character…

Forgotten Words

Forgotten Words #7 Gramarye

Gramarye [noun] magic; necromancy; sorcery. It has roots in Middle-English and comes from the French grammaire, which means drum-roll please… grammar.     Week seven’s forgotten word deals with two things that, as a fantasy writer, I enjoy: grammar, and magic. Intelligence, but specifically grammar (and the ability to read/write well) has a long-standing history…