History Creator / EstherFriesner

27th Jan '16 8:36:20 PM GrammarNavi
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Esther Friesner (also known as Esther M. Friesner) is a fantasy author best known for her humorous works, though she spans the SlidingScaleOfSillinessVersusSeriousness. Friesner was named Outstanding New Fantasy Writer by Romantic Times in 1986. She won the Skylark Award in 1994. She has been nominated a number of times for the HugoAward and NebulaAward, winning the NebulaAward for Best Short Story in 1995 and 1996 for, respectively, "Death and the Librarian" and "A Birth Day". She has also edited a large number of anthologies, perhaps most famously the ''Literature/ChicksInChainmail'' series.

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Esther Friesner (also known as Esther M. Friesner) is a fantasy author best known for her humorous works, though she spans the SlidingScaleOfSillinessVersusSeriousness. Friesner was named Outstanding New Fantasy Writer by Romantic Times in 1986. She won the Skylark Award in 1994. She has been nominated a number of times for the HugoAward and NebulaAward, UsefulNotes/NebulaAward, winning the NebulaAward Nebula Award for Best Short Story in 1995 and 1996 for, respectively, "Death and the Librarian" and "A Birth Day". She has also edited a large number of anthologies, perhaps most famously the ''Literature/ChicksInChainmail'' series.
7th Apr '15 6:16:29 AM morenohijazo
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* TheMagicGoesAway - ''Yesterday We Saw Mermaids''



* TheMagicGoesAway - ''Yesterday We Saw Mermaids''


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* WishingForMoreWishes: Played with in ''Wishing Season''. It is standard for a genie to say that wishing for more wishes isn't allowed in his or her preamble, but BrilliantButLazy Student Genie Khalid forgets on his first time out, and is enslaved by a mortal for several years till he is rescued.
29th Nov '14 3:36:02 PM RoseAndHeather
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The HistoricalFiction series ''Princesses of Myth'' [[http://princessesofmyth.com/]][[note]]The heroines are, in order: Helen of Troy (''Nobody's Princess/Nobody's Prize''); Queen Nefertiti of Egypt (''Sphinx's Princess/Sphinx's Queen''); Queen Himiko of Yamataikoku (Japan) (''Spirit's Princess/Spirit's Chosen''); and Maeve of Connacht (Ireland) (''Deception's Princess/Deception's Pawn'').[[/note]]

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The HistoricalFiction series ''Princesses of Myth'' [[http://princessesofmyth.com/]][[note]]The heroines are, in order: Princess Helen of Troy (''Nobody's Princess/Nobody's Prize''); Queen Nefertiti of Egypt (''Sphinx's Princess/Sphinx's Queen''); Queen Himiko of Yamataikoku (Japan) (''Spirit's Princess/Spirit's Chosen''); and Queen Maeve of Connacht (Ireland) (''Deception's Princess/Deception's Pawn'').[[/note]]
8th Aug '14 11:11:47 AM RoseAndHeather
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The HistoricalFiction series ''Princesses of Myth'' [[http://princessesofmyth.com/]][[note]]The heroines are, in order, Helen of Troy, Queen Nefertiti of Egypt, Queen Himiko of Yamataikoku (Japan), and Maeve of Connacht (Ireland).[[/note]]

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The HistoricalFiction series ''Princesses of Myth'' [[http://princessesofmyth.com/]][[note]]The heroines are, in order, order: Helen of Troy, Troy (''Nobody's Princess/Nobody's Prize''); Queen Nefertiti of Egypt, Egypt (''Sphinx's Princess/Sphinx's Queen''); Queen Himiko of Yamataikoku (Japan), (Japan) (''Spirit's Princess/Spirit's Chosen''); and Maeve of Connacht (Ireland).(Ireland) (''Deception's Princess/Deception's Pawn'').[[/note]]
6th Aug '14 3:51:39 PM RoseAndHeather
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The HistoricalFiction series ''Princesses of Myth'' [[http://princessesofmyth.com/]]

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The HistoricalFiction series ''Princesses of Myth'' [[http://princessesofmyth.com/]]com/]][[note]]The heroines are, in order, Helen of Troy, Queen Nefertiti of Egypt, Queen Himiko of Yamataikoku (Japan), and Maeve of Connacht (Ireland).[[/note]]
5th Aug '14 9:36:58 AM RoseAndHeather
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* ''Spirit's Princess'', publication date set for April 2012

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* ''Spirit's Princess'', publication date set for April 2012
* ''Spirit's Chosen'', 2013
* ''Deception's Princess'', 2014
* ''Deception's Pawn'', due 2015
27th Dec '13 1:52:40 PM kjnoren
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Esther Friesner (also known as Esther M. Friesner) is a fantasy author best known for her humorous works, though she spans the SlidingScaleOfSillinessVersusSeriousness. Friesner was named Outstanding New Fantasy Writer by Romantic Times in 1986. She won the Skylark Award in 1994. She has been nominated a number of times for the HugoAward and NebulaAward, winning the NebulaAward for Best Short Story in 1995 and 1996 for, respectively, "Death and the Librarian" and "A Birth Day". She has also edited a large number of anthologies, perhaps most famously the ''ChicksInChainmail'' series.

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Esther Friesner (also known as Esther M. Friesner) is a fantasy author best known for her humorous works, though she spans the SlidingScaleOfSillinessVersusSeriousness. Friesner was named Outstanding New Fantasy Writer by Romantic Times in 1986. She won the Skylark Award in 1994. She has been nominated a number of times for the HugoAward and NebulaAward, winning the NebulaAward for Best Short Story in 1995 and 1996 for, respectively, "Death and the Librarian" and "A Birth Day". She has also edited a large number of anthologies, perhaps most famously the ''ChicksInChainmail'' ''Literature/ChicksInChainmail'' series.
22nd Dec '13 4:32:55 AM kjnoren
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Esther Friesner (also known as Esther M. Friesner) is a fantasy author best known for her humorous works, though she spans the SlidingScaleOfSillinessVersusSeriousness. Friesner was named Outstanding New Fantasy Writer by Romantic Times in 1986. She won the Skylark Award in 1994. She has been nominated a number of times for the HugoAward and NebulaAward, winning the NebulaAward for Best Short Story in 1995 and 1996 for, respectively, "Death and the Librarian" and "A Birth Day". She has also edited a large number of anthologies, perhaps most famously the ''Chicks In Chainmail'' series.

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Esther Friesner (also known as Esther M. Friesner) is a fantasy author best known for her humorous works, though she spans the SlidingScaleOfSillinessVersusSeriousness. Friesner was named Outstanding New Fantasy Writer by Romantic Times in 1986. She won the Skylark Award in 1994. She has been nominated a number of times for the HugoAward and NebulaAward, winning the NebulaAward for Best Short Story in 1995 and 1996 for, respectively, "Death and the Librarian" and "A Birth Day". She has also edited a large number of anthologies, perhaps most famously the ''Chicks In Chainmail'' ''ChicksInChainmail'' series.



* Chicks in Chainmail

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* Chicks in ChainmailLiterature/ChicksInChainmail



* ActionGirl - ''Chicks In Chainmail'' series, several characters in the ''Majyk'' series, Becca eventually becomes this in ''The Sword of Mary''

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* ActionGirl - ''Chicks In Chainmail'' ''ChicksInChainmail'' series, several characters in the ''Majyk'' series, Becca eventually becomes this in ''The Sword of Mary''



* ChainmailBikini - parodied in the ''Chicks In Chainmail'' series

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* ChainmailBikini - parodied in the ''Chicks In Chainmail'' ''ChicksInChainmail'' series



* {{Deconstruction}} - a number of her ''Chicks In Chainmail'' stories deconstruct the genre comically. ''Split Heirs'' deconstructs ''Literature/ThePrinceAndThePauper'' stories. All Genie tropes in ''Wishing Season''.

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* {{Deconstruction}} - a number of her ''Chicks In Chainmail'' ''ChicksInChainmail'' stories deconstruct the genre comically. ''Split Heirs'' deconstructs ''Literature/ThePrinceAndThePauper'' stories. All Genie tropes in ''Wishing Season''.



* PunBasedTitle - later books in the ''Chicks In Chainmail'' series, including ''Chicks 'n Chained Males'', ''The Chick Is In The Mail'' and ''Turn The Other Chick''. ''New York by Knight'', ''Elf Defense'' ''Hooray for Hellywood'', ''Split Heirs''

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* PunBasedTitle - later books in the ''Chicks In Chainmail'' ''ChicksInChainmail'' series, including ''Chicks 'n Chained Males'', ''The Chick Is In The Mail'' and ''Turn The Other Chick''. ''New York by Knight'', ''Elf Defense'' ''Hooray for Hellywood'', ''Split Heirs''
16th Feb '13 1:28:56 PM Xtifr
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* ShoutOut - The village idiots in the Majyk trilogy are named [[LawrenceWattEvans Lorrenz, Wot, and Evvon]], the title characters of ''Death and the Librarian'' were inspired by some Literature/{{Discworld}} figurines she had on her desk (though the story has nothing to do with Literature/{{Discworld}}.

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* ShoutOut - The village idiots in the Majyk trilogy are named [[LawrenceWattEvans [[Creator/LawrenceWattEvans Lorrenz, Wot, and Evvon]], the title characters of ''Death and the Librarian'' were inspired by some Literature/{{Discworld}} figurines she had on her desk (though the story has nothing to do with Literature/{{Discworld}}.
16th Feb '13 1:27:48 PM Xtifr
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* ''Split Heirs'' (with [[LawrenceWattEvans Lawrence Watt-Evans]]), 1993

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* ''Split Heirs'' (with [[LawrenceWattEvans Lawrence Watt-Evans]]), Creator/LawrenceWattEvans), 1993
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