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24 Jobs for Fantasy Characters

Characterization, FICTION, NEW ARTICLES

By: Christopher Luke Dean
Writer’s Wrte

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Are you writing speculative fiction, particularly the fantasy genre? In this post, we look at 24 jobs for fantasy characters.

Fantasy Worlds

If magic were real, things would be different, but also they would be the same. People would still have jobs.

Men would still hate making an appointment with the cleric to get that thing looked at; people would still need their golems serviced every six months; kids would still need to go to the academy to learn their spells.

Life would have all the normal rhythms of the real world, but the substance would be different. For example, perhaps everyone would gather around the crystal ball to watch their favourite plays at night. Maybe the stage director uses CGI (celestially generated incantation) effects to spice up the performance.

But, there would still be industries and companies. They may be call guilds and associations, but people would continue to be people regardless of the setting.

I’ve created an infographic with a fun list of jobs that can only exist in fantasy worlds.

24 jobs for fantasy characters

The Last Word

I hope you had fun with this list of jobs for fantasy characters and that it gave you some ideas.

Happy Labor Day from Writers Write.

If you want to write fantasy or if you love reading fantasy, you will also love these posts:

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  2. 101 Fantasy Tropes For Writers
  3. A Complete Glossary Of Terms For Fantasy Writers
  4. The Greatest Fictional World Builder Series
  5. The 4 Pillars Of Fantasy
  6. 10 Classic Fantasy Tropes & How To Enliven Them
  7. 7 Ways To Create A Spectacular Magic System For Your Novel
  8. Why Writers Should Know About Monsters Before They Write a Word
  9. Hard Or Soft Worldbuilding: Which Is Right For You?
  10. A Quick-Start Guide To Writing Fantasy

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