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Author : Marie Brennan

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New Worlds: Immortality

Alchemy isn’t the only route for having an immortal character in your story. Depending on what you’re writing and how you design your creature types,

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New Worlds: Courtesans

Contrary to how the term is often used, “courtesan” does not simply mean “expensive prostitute.” But since there’s genuinely a blurry transitional zone there, it

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New Worlds: Metallurgy

Metal technology has been important enough in human society that we name epochs of history after it: Iron Age, Bronze Age, sometimes a Copper Age

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New Worlds: The Textile Arts

Weaving, knitting, crochet, lace-making, knotwork, tapestries, quilts and patchwork, embroidery of all kinds ranging from crewel to cross-stitch to canvas work . . . There

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New Worlds: Dirt and Sand

One of the best professors I ever had, Henry Glassie, gave a lecture at one point about his research among Bangladeshi potters. These were not

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