Can fantasy be a novel?

A fantasy novel or fantasy series can play out in third-person via an omniscient narrator, or first-person through the eyes of one character or many.

Can anyone write a fantasy novel?

They’re very human, even if they’re not human at all. “So long as you’ve got fantastical stuff in the real world and people who have to deal with it in ordinary, relatable ways, you’ve got everything you need for a great urban fantasy.”

How do you write an epic fantasy?

  1. Identify your market.
  2. Develop your world through short stories.
  3. Plot out your story before you begin.
  4. Tie your worldbuilding into your plot.
  5. Keep your story relevant through real-world themes.
  6. Use all five of your senses.
  7. Give your world internal rules.

How do you end a fantasy novel?

  1. Know your ending before you start writing.
  2. Build tension in the leadup to the end.
  3. Try different endings on for size.
  4. Leave room for interpretation.
  5. Ensure that your ending makes sense.
  6. Evoke emotions.
  7. Make sure your ending resolves the storyline.

How do you start a fantasy novel?

  1. Start with broad worldbuilding.
  2. Begin with unique place details.
  3. Launch into customs or culture.
  4. Start with a suspenseful prologue.
  5. Give helpful secondary sources.
  6. Dive into action.

Is Harry Potter fantasy?

The Harry Potter novels feed right into this concept, with each novel featuring a different quest. It is interesting to note that Author Philip Nel has classified the Harry Potter book series as an epic fantasy for this reason: ―By featuring more than 100 characters, the Harry Potter series is an epic fantasy‖ (36).

How many characters are in a fantasy novel?

GenreCommon # of Main Characters
Science Fiction1-10+



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