The plight of fantasy healers

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The concept of healers is something I’ve always found interesting in literature, and especially in fantasy. This was true even before I trained as a combat medic and spent five years working in an Emergency Room, and that experience has only deepened my interest. I’ve found that characters who are healers are also often side-characters, are pacifists or otherwise unable … Read More

Whoopsies and the Pitch Wars

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So I decided to submit my recent novel Islandblood to Pitch Wars since the timing was just too perfect. I was already about to start querying anyway and told myself it couldn’t hurt. Still, I didn’t expect to get any requests, as Pitch Wars is like querying but worse. Many of the “mentors” also aren’t people with any real experience … Read More