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'''Fantasy''' is a genre of fiction writing categorized by fantastical elements, such as magic and mythological creatures.
 
'''Fantasy''' is a genre of fiction writing categorized by fantastical elements, such as magic and mythological creatures.
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The Fantasy forum is the place for Wrimos to discuss writing Fantasy novels.  It is one of the most active genre forums and is the most popular genre for NaNoWriMo novels. Fantasy was part of the Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror forum in 2003 when [[Genres|Genre forums]] were created before gaining its own forum.
  
 
Note that while [[worldbuilding]] is often a part of fantasy novels, general worldbuilding questions should go to the appropriate forum.
 
Note that while [[worldbuilding]] is often a part of fantasy novels, general worldbuilding questions should go to the appropriate forum.
 
= Forum =
 
'''Fantasy''' is a forum for discussing Fantasy novels.  It is one of the most active genre forums and is the most popular genre for NaNoWriMo novels.
 
  
 
== Forum Description ==  
 
== Forum Description ==  
<blockquote>"Other realms unlike our own, where the only limit is your imagination. These are stories in which magic is commonplace and fantastical creatures abound." (2015-present)<br>
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<blockquote>"Other realms unlike our own, where the only limit is your imagination. These are stories in which magic is commonplace and fantastical creatures abound." (2015-present)</blockquote>
"Other worlds or even places not unlike our own: planes of existence where magic is commonplace and fantastical creatures abound." (???-2014)</blockquote>
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<blockquote>"Other worlds or even places not unlike our own: planes of existence where magic is commonplace and fantastical creatures abound." (???-2014)</blockquote>
  
 
=== Topics and Threads ===
 
=== Topics and Threads ===
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==== Current Moderators ====
 
==== Current Moderators ====
 
* [[Heather Dudley]] (???-2015-present)
 
* [[Heather Dudley]] (???-2015-present)
* [http://nanowrimo.org/participants/tommehbell TommehBell] (???-2015-present)
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* The global [[moderator]]s (September 2019-present)
* [https://nanowrimo.org/participants/witchyrobyn WitchyRobin] (October 2018-present)
 
  
 
==== Former Moderators ====
 
==== Former Moderators ====
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* [http://nanowrimo.org/participants/lauren-e-mitchell Lauren E. Mitchell] (2013-2015)
 
* [http://nanowrimo.org/participants/lauren-e-mitchell Lauren E. Mitchell] (2013-2015)
 
* [https://nanowrimo.org/participants/kimar2z kimar2z] (2017-September 2018)
 
* [https://nanowrimo.org/participants/kimar2z kimar2z] (2017-September 2018)
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* [http://nanowrimo.org/participants/tommehbell TommehBell] (???-2015-September 2019)
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* [https://nanowrimo.org/participants/witchyrobyn WitchyRobin] (October 2018-September 2019) (joined the global moderators)
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
* [http://nanowrimo.org/forums/fantasy NaNoWriMo forum for Fantasy]
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* [https://forums.nanowrimo.org/c/genres/fantasy NaNoWriMo forum for Fantasy]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:52, 18 May 2020

Fantasy is a genre of fiction writing categorized by fantastical elements, such as magic and mythological creatures.

The Fantasy forum is the place for Wrimos to discuss writing Fantasy novels. It is one of the most active genre forums and is the most popular genre for NaNoWriMo novels. Fantasy was part of the Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror forum in 2003 when Genre forums were created before gaining its own forum.

Note that while worldbuilding is often a part of fantasy novels, general worldbuilding questions should go to the appropriate forum.

Forum Description

"Other realms unlike our own, where the only limit is your imagination. These are stories in which magic is commonplace and fantastical creatures abound." (2015-present)

"Other worlds or even places not unlike our own: planes of existence where magic is commonplace and fantastical creatures abound." (???-2014)

Topics and Threads

  • Subgenres include: contemporary fantasy, dark fantasy, epic fantasy/high fantasy, low fantasy/magic realism, mythic, paranormal fantasy, science fantasy, steampunk, superhero fantasy, sword and sorcery, wuxia, urban fantasy
  • Fantasy specific plot doctoring
  • Fantasy specific worldbuilding (e.g., conlangs)
  • Discussion of fantasy tropes and conventions (i.e., pet peeves, smeerps, types of races in fantasy)

Moderators

Current Moderators

Former Moderators

External Links