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Technical Names for Phobias

Posted in Fantasy Words for the aspiring writer with tags , on 23 June 2012 by grubbycupthelesser
  1. Fear of being poisoned — Toxiphobia
  2. Fear of being buried alive — Taphophobia
  3. Fear of cemetaries — Coimetrophobia
  4. Fear of corpses — Necrophobia
  5. Fear of dead things — Necrophobia
  6. Fear of death and dying — Thanatophobia
  7. Fear of demons — Demonophobia
  8. Fear of Dragons — Drakonophobia
  9. Fear of dwarves — Nanosophobia
  10. Fear of Friday the 13th — Paraskevidekatriaphobia
  11. Fear of ghosts — Phasmophobia
  12. Fear of Halloween — Samhamophobia
  13. Fear of reptiles and crawlers — Herpetophobia
  14. Fear of the night or darkness — Nyctophobia
  15. Fear of tombstones — Placophobia
  16. Fear of Witches — Wiccaphobia

Types of Dragons

Posted in Fantasy Words for the aspiring writer with tags on 14 June 2012 by grubbycupthelesser

Elemental Dragons:

Air (includes Cloud

Earth (includes Sand)

Fire

Water (sea serpents)

Dragons by colour:

Black (skeletal types)

Blue (includes all from light blue to deep purple)

Green

Red (fire)

White (cold dragons)

Brown (earth)

Metallic

Celestial dragons:

Sun

Moon

Starlight

Mystical:

Mist

Shadows

Drakes (gypsy)

Faery

Stone Dragons:

Onyx

Jade

Ruby

Emerald

Sapphire

The Five Wits

Posted in Fantasy Words for the aspiring writer with tags , on 13 June 2012 by grubbycupthelesser

The five wits consist of:

Common sense

Imagination

Fantasy

Estimation

Memory

Words for Purveyors of Magic

Posted in Fantasy Words for the aspiring writer with tags , on 05 June 2012 by grubbycupthelesser

To avoid using the same words ad nauseum to describe Magicians, I have compiled a list of alternative words that I hope you will find useful.  Enjoy.

Magicians:

  • Wizard
  • Witch
  • sorcerer
  • conjurer
  • mentalist
  • expert
  • shaman
  • thaumaturge
  • magician
  • miracle worker
  • diviner
  • weird sisters
  • mancer
  • mystic
  • spellbinder/ spellcaster
  • summoner
  • Venduny
  • herb doctor
  • herbalist
  • Alchemist
  • Seer
  • Crystal gazer
  • Necromancer
  • Mordor
  • Hag
  • Prophet
  • Mage
  • Enchanter/enchantress
  • Crone
  • Bewitcher
  • Illusionist
  • gramarye
  • Archage
  • Mundungus
  • talismanic
  • Wish bringer
  • Prognosticator

Groups:

  • Magic Circle
  • coven
  • Black Magic
  • Black Arts
  • Alchemists
  • Sabbath
  • Ghost dancers
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