Wednesday, June 15, 2011

I am psychically unoriginal and possibly a plagiarist

Stumbled over some fellow's blog/website today promoting his fantasy series, "The Four Part Land." Funny how that happens: just a few months ago I contrived an entire novel/RPG setting called Four(th)land, bordered by the enslaved, enumerated countries sequentially arriving at said integer.

Of course, even though I may not have known about The Four Part Land, sticking a number to a basic word could hardly be said to be revolutionary. Not to mention that I'm a huge fan of Steph Swainston, whose own "Castle" series takes place in "the Fourlands."

Of course, my enumerated fantasy world is radically different from either example - for reasons so original I can't even tell you lest you rob me for all I am worth (although ideas, unfortunately, purchase little in the commodities market). Nonetheless, maybe I should contrive a title a little less, uh... obvious.

2 comments:

  1. I can't rob you until you write it down. Also, my canine epic "Fourthy Come Home" is better. It's about a cute little doggy who wanders the land of Gloom in search of his mommy and his three lost brother-pups, all the while learning a valuable lesson about friendship as he helps an orphan boy whose parents were killed by vicious dire bacteria. You'll laugh, you'll cry, and everybody dies at The End.

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  2. You had me at "dire bacteria."

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