The Fantasy Writers' Toolshed


How To Edit A Novel, Medieval Diseases, and Mythology and Folklore

Season 2, Ep. 1

In this episode, we look at how to edit a novel, the mythologies and folkloric tales that have inspired the fantasy genre, and we take a look at the diseases that ravaged the medieval era.

We also share the latest calls for submissions and our community announcements.

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Medieval Entertainment

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Entertainment in the Middle Ages was very important in many people's lives. From lords to peasants, everyone needed a bit of downtime and fun and, as we'll hear, not much has changed in the hundreds of years that's passed since.We'll take a look at medieval entertainers like bards and troubadours. We'll look at banquets, games, alcohol and taverns, other pastimes and hobbies like fishing, and other types of medieval entertainment.Get in touch: thefantasywriterstoolshed@gmail.comTo access exclusive interviews, discussions, fantasy writing classes, books and more head over to our Patreon page - you're interested in some of my quick, easy-to-understand fantasy writing classes, head here - WRITING RESOURCESLives of medieval lords - in fantasy - the complete guide - of the Middle Ages - OUR WRITING COMMUNITYJoin our community here - GUESTSAidan Mattis - The Lore Lodge Podcast - YouTube - and editing by Odysy -