- Author Phobia: The scene in book 1 with Clay having to make it through an underground river of indeterminate length while not knowing if he'll end up drowning even with his ability to hold his breath for an hour is inspired by Tui's own fear of swimming in enclosed spaces like this.
- Fandom Life Cycle: Stage 2. The fandom is fairly large by literature standards. It also has a fair amount of fan-material and discussion.
- What Could Have Been: In an early draft of the first book, Peril and her deceased brother were a part of The Prophecy. Peril's brother would have been named "Ember". It was decided to make Peril a secondary character and to kill her brother because eight Dragonets of Prophecy were too much.
- The Wiki Rule: The Wings of Fire Wiki.
- Word of Gay: Umber was revealed to be gay, to the delight of many fans.
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