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  • Rachel Rossano

Telepathy and Telekinesis

Fantasy elements take many forms in literature. Two of my favorites are telepathy and telekinesis. They can add drama and movement to a story in both the science fiction and fantasy genres. I especially like to use them because they can have clear biological sources which avoid the magic aspect that makes many conservative readers uncomfortable.


The communication by connecting mind to mind is a fascinating concept. Mind reading can be used in so many ways in the development of the world, the characterization, and the drama. Whether introduced as a unique skill of a minority of the population or a common occurrence, it can break down walls between characters quickly or be us