Tag Archives: Urban fantasy

  1. Happier than a caffeinated squirrel at a peanut farm!

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    March 5, 2014 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Finally! For those of you that have been following the Ninja Squirrels for a while, you know that I’m working …
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  2. The Tough Chick in Modern Fantasy: Sexist?

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    January 10, 2014 by Kira Lyn Blue

    I had intended for today’s post to discuss common themes or character models in modern fantasy that might be considered …
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  3. Urban Fantasy Readers: What do you want more of?

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    January 4, 2014 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Every so often I hear comments about how my favorite genre is dying out. Readers are tired of vampires/shifters/angels/demons/witches/etc. Writers …
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  4. What Makes an Intriguing System of Magic?

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    July 23, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about systems of magic in the various fantasy genres. I find it intriguing how …
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  5. Keeping it Fresh Part 6: Antagonize the Hero

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    July 22, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    I realize this final installment of the Keeping it Fresh series has been delayed, but life and Sith Squirrels happen. …
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  6. Keeping it Fresh Part 5: Characters

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    July 3, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Welcome to today’s installment of┬áKeeping it Fresh, where we’ve spent the last week or so discussing ways to make our …
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  7. Keeping it Fresh Part 4: Fantasy Plot

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    July 1, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Welcome to part four of our series on how to keep your Urban Fantasy and Supernatural Fiction from getting dry …
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  8. Keeping it Fresh Part 3: Supernatural Beings

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    June 29, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Welcome to the third part of our series on how to prevent your Urban Fantasy books from being stale and …
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  9. Keeping it Fresh Part 2: Urban Fantasy Magic

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    June 28, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    In recent posts I’ve mentioned my concern about how many novels in the Urban Fantasy genre are starting to feel …
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  10. Keeping it Fresh Part 1: Urban Fantasy Settings

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    June 27, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Yesterday, I posed two questions: 1) Is Urban Fantasy past its shelf-life and 2) What makes some UF books feel …
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