The LitFest Region Tours and Writing Challenges

We can put you into the story.  The medium isn’t real.  The experience it creates in me is  what’s real.”  ~ Zander Greene, Fantasy Faire The Drax Files : World Makers Episode 4

We invite you to put your Fantasy Faire experience into words.  The Faire is brimming with stories: breathtaking builds and fantastical creations designed to touch your heart and soul.  What stories do they inspire in you?

Brand new to Fantasy Faire’s Literary Fest this year are our LitFest Tours, leaving twice daily (at 10am and 5.30pm SLT) from our home base on Otherworld to explore the Fairelands.

How does it work?  Three simple steps:

  • Join your guide at the top of the session, and travel to one of the ten unique fantasy regions.  Explore the region and open yourself up to what inspires you, what detail or overall impression sparks a poem, micro-fiction, or short story.
  • Return to LitFest home base (or your own personal quiet space) and realize in words the narrative and feelings inspired by the region featured.
  • Share your work in draft or final with the rest of the tour in a voluntary open mic, or submit your piece within 24 hours – either inworld or by email – to be posted along with others inspired by the same region. Sharing is voluntary.  Individual writers retain creative ownership of works shared.

Your guide is there to provide assistance.  Check the Literary Fest main page for scheduled sessions and destinations.

Stories from the Regions (growing every day)

Stories and poems from The Golden Delta
Stories from Lucentia
Stories and poems from Twilight Illusion
Stories and poems from Echtra
Stories and poems from Serenity
Stories and poems from Dangarnon
Stories and poems from Bright Haven
Stories and poems from Breeze
Stories and poems from Tinkers Hollow
Stories and poems from Blackmoor

A Tale from Sapphire Mirror Lake
A Tale from OtherWorld

Fairelands Soundtrack for Region Tours

And … to see what inspired these … here are the Information cards, created by Judi Newall:
Information from The Golden Delta
Information from Lucentia
Information from Twilight Illusion
Information from Echtra
Information from Serenity
Information from Dangarnon
Information from Bright Haven
Information from Breeze
Information from Tinkers Hollow
Information from Blackmoor


Photos on the LitFest Tour pages supplied by Alisaundra Andel; Judi Newall; Wildstar Beaumont & Saffia Widdershins

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