Created by fantasy writers for fantasy writers, the Fantasy Writers’ Toolshed comes fully equipped with all you’ll need for worldbuilding, names, tropes, and more. The programs also feature guests such as historians, folklorists, and mythologists to help construct those fantasy settings and situations. Choose from episodes such as “The Psychology of Villains and Heroes,” to primers on medieval entertainment and weaponry. Hosted by Richie Billing.
Lauren Alwan’s fiction has appeared in the O. Henry Prize Stories, the Southern Review, the Alaska Quarterly Review, StoryQuarterly, in the Bellevue Literary Review. She is the recipient of a First Pages Prize, the Goldenberg Prize for Fiction, and.a citation of Notable in Best American Essays. Her essays have appeared in ZYZZYVA, Catapult, World Literature Today, The Rumpus, The Millions, Writer's Digest, and others. She is a prose editor at the museum of americana, an online literary review. Follow her on Twitter at @lauren_alwan and learn more at www.laurenalwan.com