Magic, Magick, Magyck – Striving for Originality in Fantasy | Words and Coffee | Curriculum Resources |

Spelling is a tool many fantasy writers use to lend originality to their writing. Sometimes it works and sometimes it distracts the reader from the story. I find myself getting caught up in this device, wondering if I should spell a word as it is commonly spelled or give it a twist to increase the fantastic patina with which I coat my world.