Is Your Lizard-Man a Close Talker?

How do you introduce your reader to your fantasy or science fiction world?  You have a protagonist that’s seeing it for the first time, of course.  They can point out the fascinating stonework on that never-conquered tower, or the intricate knobs on that FTL drive. But the thing about exploring exotic locales is that the…… Continue reading Is Your Lizard-Man a Close Talker?


Secrets of Clarion

Welcome to the official blog of the Clarion Foundation.  I’m Mishell, Clarion’s Communications Director, and over the coming months I’ll be coordinating this exciting new resource for writers who seek careers in fantasy, horror, and science fiction. This month we will be featuring an entry from Clarion Foundation President and bestselling author Karen Joy Fowler,…… Continue reading Secrets of Clarion