East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai

The art of the sword

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Short and sweet post, on Black Gate Magazine, by Violet Malan, about literary fencing and swordfighting done right.

It’s called How to Put the Sword in Sword and Sorcery.

Quick tips, excellent reading and watching list.


Author: Davide Mana

Paleontologist. By day, researcher, teacher and ecological statistics guru. By night, pulp fantasy author-publisher, translator and blogger. In the spare time, Orientalist Anonymous, guerilla cook.

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