Horror Writing

Horror Writing: Magic in Mundane Settings

Magic is … well magical, it can bring an element of excitement and otherworldly power into any story. Magic appears in all kinds of fantasy stories, be they high fantasy, urban fantasy or gothic fantasy. I personally really enjoy fantasy stories that are set in the ‘real’ world, I love the idea that there’s more to our own world than we know and that if you scratch beneath the surface there’s a whole other way of life, be it terrifying or exciting.

Today I want to talk about writing magic when your story is set in the ‘real’ world.

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