‘Soft’ Magic Systems Still Have a Place

I’m a little behind on this post, but recently a short article I wrote on magic systems was published at Mythic Scribes, a great fantasy writing & reading community. Always lots of great articles there, well worth a look! Below is a bit of an except from my article, hope you enjoy it!
It wasn’t until I came across Brandon Sanderson’s First Law of Magic, where he outlined the idea of ‘Soft’ and ‘Hard’ magic systems, that I made the distinction. And it’s a useful distinction for writers to be aware of, due to the way readers respond to each choice…read on at Mythic Scribes!