Re: [ShadowRealms] Why we read fantasy...
- I love Jacqueline. ;-) She's truly a nice person on top of being a great
And if you ever want to confuse yourself hopelessly, try reading the
Black Jewels series while writing for a Night Court role-playing game.
(I kept having creepage -- things that were stylistically appropriate
for Black Jewels kept showing up in my Night Court posts...)
On 7/3/2011 1:30 AM, Adrienne Roehrich wrote:
> My other favorite author after Anne is Jacqueline Carey. She recently wrote
> a piece on why we read fantasy as a rebuttal to some reviews that came out
> pre-Game of Thrones HBO show: Before the Game of Thrones HBO series came
> out, there were several bad reviews of it based pretty much on the fact that
> it was fantasy. (A particularly nasty and dismissive one comes to mind.)
> Jacqueline Carey wrote a lovely piece on her website for her July update
> about why we read fantasy and who the fantasy lovers are. I thought it was
> especially appropriate for the GeekGirls who read fantasy.
> Anyway, I wanted to share it with this group because even if you aren't a
> Jacqueline Carey fan, you are a fantasy fan.
You are the people.
You are this season's people -
There are no other people this season.
If you blow it, it's blown.
~ Stephen Gaskin