Right now on Black Gate magazine: Mucking with the Mundane, my take on fantasies set in alternate historical periods.
How do authors get readers to abandon what they know about what already happened and take a ride with the fantastical?
I look at Moorcock’s Gloriana, Card’s Alvin Maker series and such works as Novik’s Temeraire series.
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