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This is my third time as a guest host on The Mythcreants Podcast and Episode 107 is all about stories that implement social justice messages (or fail to). “We’ve all got our social justice axes to grind, and as we are joined by Fay for a third week, this is the time to get them […]

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So excited to be guest hosting on the Mythcreants podcast for the second time! This is a 30 min episode that is a lively three person discussion. Please check it out! “Once upon a time, Fay once again joined Oren and Chris, this time to discuss fairy tales. The first question on our minds: what […]

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So excited to be guest hosting on the Mythcreants podcast! It’s 30 min episode that is a lively three person discussion. Please check it out! “Another week brings us a brand new guest host, Fay Onyx of Writing Alchemy. With Fay on board, we discuss how to draw inspiration from roleplaying characters, so you won’t […]

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Why We Need Fairy Tales

As a person with high anxiety, I have long loved fairy tales. So I guess it is not so surprising that I started writing them. In college I analyzed fairy tale symbolism in women’s studies classes, but once I was writing my very own intersectional feminist fairy tales, I needed to think about fairy tales […]

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New Podcast Episode!

I’ve just released Writing Alchemy Episode 10! This is a fun nerdy one for all of you gamers out there, and, of course, the story reading is brought alive with sound effects and music. Editor and collaborative storyteller Lara Milton joins Fay for the reading of part 2 of “Dangerous Company,” which follows the growing […]

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For a long time I’ve had a problem with characterization. My main characters are rich and complex, but many of my minor characters have been flat and lacking in the texture, quirks, contradiction, and struggles that make a character come to life. Worse yet, many of them were coming out the same. There were several […]

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