Writers Talk 6 Fantasy Sub-genres Podcast

Writers Talk 6 | Fantasy Sub-Genres


Welcome to our podcast series, Writers Talk. In our sixth podcast, we talk about fantasy sub-genres.

Previous podcasts:

  1. Writers Talk 1 | Neil Gaiman
  2. Writers Talk 2 | Writing A Book In A Year
  3. Writers Talk 3 | Star Wars
  4. Writers Talk 4 | Top 100 Fantasy Books
  5. Writers Talk 5 | Short Stories

Writers Talk 6 | Fantasy Sub-Genres

Fantasy is often seen as one thing but it has several different sub-genres.

In this podcast, our hosts, Oliver Fox and Christopher Dean talk about fantasy and its wonderful sub-genres.

They talk about:

  1. Classic High and Low Fantasy.
  2. Fantasy that might not be fantasy.
  3. Interesting observations about just poorly defined some sub-genres are.
  4. Oliver’s great new Fantasy Workbook.

Looking for inspiration? Try these articles:

  1. What Is Fantasy Fiction? Plus A Fantasy Book Title Generator
  2. 101 Fantasy Tropes For Writers
  3. A Complete Glossary Of Terms For Fantasy Writers
  4. The Greatest Fictional World Builder Series
  5. The 4 Pillars Of Fantasy
  6. 10 Classic Fantasy Tropes & How To Enliven Them

Top Tip: Learn how to write fantasy. Buy The Fantasy Workbook

What Is Writers Talk?

Writers Talk is the Writers Write podcast where our podcast hosts talk about everything to do with writers and writing.

The podcast is a more intimate setting that we will use to tell you how we feel about writing, books, and the authors that write them.

Why Should I Listen?

You should listen if you:

  1. Have an interest in writing and books and want to expand your knowledge.
  2. Just want to listen to an interesting conversation about a fascinating person or subject.

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The Podcast Hosts

Oliver Fox earned his BFA from the University of Memphis (2015). After graduation, he worked as an editorial assistant for The Pinch (’16). Currently, he works as a manuscript analyst and is an MFA candidate at the University of New Orleans. He is the author of The Fantasy Workbook.

More Posts From Oliver:

  1. 10 Classic Fantasy Tropes & How To Enliven Them
  2. Writers Talk 3 | Star Wars
  3. 3 Takeaways For Writers From David Foster Wallace
  4. Writers Talk 2 | Writing A Book In A Year
  5. 101 Horror Tropes For Writers

Top Tip: Learn how to write fantasy. Buy The Fantasy Workbook

Christopher Luke Dean writes and facilitates for Writers Write. Follow him on Twitter: @ChrisLukeDean

More Posts From Christopher:

  1. 7 Scenes You Won’t Find In Good Fiction Writing
  2. Writers Talk 3 | Star Wars
  3. Writers Talk 2 | Writing A Book In A Year
  4. What Writers Can Learn From The Mandalorian
  5. Getting Away With Murder: A 5-Point Plan On How To Kill A Character

The Last Word

We hope you enjoyed this podcast where our writers talk about the top 100 fantasy books. Look out for the next one in the series by subscribing to our Daily Writing Links.

Top Tip: Find out more about our workbooks and online courses in our shop.