Author Archives: Amy Britton Mendoza

About Amy Britton Mendoza

Born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Amy grew up traveling every three or four years, going to Florida, to England, to Delaware, to Australia, and then back to Florida. She graduated with a B.A. in English from the University of Florida. There she also met her wonderful husband through the serendipitous combination of Latin textbooks, a Dragon Ball Z shirt, and Shakespeare class. She earned a Master of Arts in Medieval Studies from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Library Science from Southern Connecticut State University. She is a writer, an adjunct in the English Department at Seminole State College in Florida, and the mother of two sweet crazy girls. She is currently editing two novels, Magic's Apprentice, a MG fantasy adventure set in the world of Ryunin and, Fate-Bound, a YA epic fantasy set in the world of Farwynth. Although stories are her obsession, particularly of the Fantasy variety, she also likes anime, sushi, J-pop, and K-dramas.

Redefining the Masculine and the Feminine

Ever since I read Jennifer Troemner’s blogpost “A different kind of plot: the Heroine’s Journey” posted September 4, 2013, I have been thinking about how society has tried to define what it means to be a man or a woman.  … Continue reading

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A Quick Rumination

If one reason writers write is to create order in a chaotic world, then I would say that one reason fantasy writers like writing stories of destiny is to create in a story something we can’t see, but hope does … Continue reading

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