A Response to Morgan Holmes and Jared Trueheart: Sword and.
This is Part 4 of a multi-part essay written for my “Pathless Travels” column. It was originally published in Northern Weekly Dispatch, 21 Aug 2005, and which I then reposted a few months later on my defunct blog hosted at Blogspot.Read Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and Part 3 here. The year was 2005, and the GMA broadcast network had scored a big hit with the sword-and-sorcery TV series.
In addition to publishing fantasy stories Swords and Sorcery Magazine hopes to function as a forum for criticism within the genre. To this end we are also seeking reviews and critical essays on genre topics. These need not be confined literature but can include reviews of movies and comic books as well. We will not publish criticism that is dismissive of the genre as a whole. Any other.