Is epic fantasy still popular?

As YA Fantasy becomes more popular and in demand, Epic Fantasy is on decline. It still exists in the longer-running series and in some best-selling authors, but more new material comes in the form of YA.

Why are epic fantasy so long?

I understand that fantasy novels will always be longer than other fiction because the author spends a lot of time describing the world, usually in great detail. It’s for this reason that I adored the Lord of the Rings growing up, as well as other Fantasy series like His Dark Materials and The Black Magician trilogy.

How many words are in an epic fantasy novel?

A fantasy novel will usually have 90,000 to 120,000 words. Romance novels: Not every love story is an epic like Wuthering Heights.

How long should YA fantasy be?

Here are general word count for young adult novels guidelines: Young Adult Word Count: 45,000 to 85,000. Young Adult Fantasy Word Count: 75,000 to 95,000.

How many pages should a YA book be?

For fiction, they suggest middle-grade works be anywhere from 40 to 150 manuscript pages and YA from 175 to 200 pages. Consult listings in the current edition of Children’s Writer’s & Illustrator’s Market for information on both fiction and nonfiction word counts for various publishers.

Is Epic fantasy dying?

As YA Fantasy becomes more popular and in demand, Epic Fantasy is on decline. It still exists in the longer-running series and in some best-selling authors, but more new material comes in the form of YA.

Why do people enjoy fantasy films?

Q: Why are some people drawn to fantasy stories more than others? KB: Those drawn to fantasy tend to be people with a more creative mind. It’s an often underestimated form of intelligence, but it is an important form. Creativity tends to be undervalued in our society.

What should I read if I like Legendborn?

  • A Universe of Wishes Edited by Dhonielle Clayton.
  • The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White.
  • The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna.
  • Avalon High by Meg Cabot.
  • Once and Future by A.R. Capetta and Cori McCarthy.
  • Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper.
  • The Wicker King by K.
  • Hexwood by Diana Wynne Jones.

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