Bloomsbury Reveal First ‘Harry’ image for upcoming Harry Potter Illustrated Edition Re-Releases…
 

Bloomsbury Reveal 'New Harry'

Preview of upcoming 'Illustrated Editions'

 
Genres: Stirring The Pot
 

Genres: Stirring The Pot

Guest Blog by Peter Higgins

 
Mad Max: Fury Road
 

Mad Max: Fury Road

Movie Review

 

Bloomsbury Reveal First ‘Harry’ image for upcoming Harry Potter Illustrated Edition Re-Releases…

Bloomsbury Reveal First ‘Harry’ image for upcoming Harry Potter Illustrated Edition Re-Releases… 

Bloomsbury Books have revealed the first picture of their ‘new’ Harry Potter. Unlike some of the other images they’ve released that will feature in the upcoming Illustrated Editions of the Harry Potter books, this image by Jim Kay can’t be called a complete reimagining. It certainly looks and feels very similar to the artwork in/on […]

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Genres: Stirring The Pot

Genres: Stirring The Pot 

I was a reader for decades before I began to really work at becoming a writer. Ever since I was a boy I read anything I could get my hands on, history and science and poetry and every kind of fiction, Wuthering Heights to The Thirty Nine Steps, Kemlo of the Space Lanes to Dr […]

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Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road 

George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road is an absolute cinematic tour de force and the only ones in disagreement are a small group of men who found the women in this movie too strong for their sensitive ego’s and, well….those that require a complex narrative or are less than entertained by epic car chases. For […]

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Robert A. Heinlein: More Fantasy than Meets the Eye

Robert A. Heinlein: More Fantasy than Meets the Eye 

Robert A. Heinlein is known as the dean of science fiction, and was the first Grand Master of the genre. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke are collectively known as the ‘Big Three’ of science fiction. Just the other day, I saw someone mention in a blog that they had read a science fiction […]

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Waterborne Exile Cover Reveal & Preview

Waterborne Exile Cover Reveal & Preview 

It’s no secret that Angry Robot Books are amongst Fantasy-Faction’s favourite SFF publishers here in the UK. Having been lucky enough to meet a number of their team at conventions and through the interwebs I know that each and every one of them are true genre fans. And, because they are true genre fans, they […]

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“The Witcher: Sword Of Destiny” Extract

“The Witcher: Sword Of Destiny” Extract 

The Witcher is far more than the title/class of a character in an SFF Book in its native Poland. In its country of origin, the series of novels and short stories by writer Andrzej Sapkowski has the kind of cult following that The Lord of The Rings has over here in Britain. Indeed, the growing […]

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Writing Contest Winner: Joker Month

Writing Contest Winner: Joker Month 

We had a lot great contest themes this year and I know that some people didn’t manage to finish their stories on time for some of the contests or didn’t take part for other reasons, so this month I decided to revisit the themes we already had. November (because of NaNoWriMo) is a special month […]

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Self-Published Fantasy Redux: Riyria. Revelation.

Self-Published Fantasy Redux: Riyria. Revelation. 

My favorite fantasy books of 2015 have been self-published. For a guy that wrote “Self-Published Fantasy and Me” for this very website, that is quite an admission. And while I don’t for one moment regret that previous article, I do admit to one colossal miscalculation. I should have read Michael J. Sullivan’s Riyria Revelations years […]

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A Look At Points Of View

A Look At Points Of View 

What point of view to write from is one of the most significant decisions a writer can make about their work, yet with so many aspects of writing craft to consider, characterisation, plotting, pacing, it often gets regulated to the background after a quick, early decision. Giving a little thought to what point of view […]

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Laura Lam’s “Dark Circus” to be completed with Tor!!!

Laura Lam’s “Dark Circus” to be completed with Tor!!! 

Fantasy-Faction were heart-broken when we heard that publishing imprint Strange Chemistry would be folding. Authors such as Laura Lam, who had written books like Pantomime that scored 9 & 10 out of 10 scores, were left out of contract. Equally hard to swallow was that series like Laura’s would be left mid-way through without a […]

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Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Uprooted by Naomi Novik 

A word of warning before we begin: As soon as I finished this book, it went straight into my top five all-time favourites, so be prepared for raving. I’ve reviewed several books this year and given them ten stars, but I’d give Uprooted eleven if it were possible. Because occasionally you find a book that […]

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List of Upcoming SFF Masterwork Re-releases

List of Upcoming SFF Masterwork Re-releases 

I’ve promised that each month I will bring to you guys a list of the following month’s Fantasy Book Releases (if you missed April/May’s post, click here). However, I also wanted to put together a post about the upcoming re-releases of Gollancz’s Masterworks series, because I think it’s important as many modern SFF readers check […]

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