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Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2015

Fantasy-Faction2015 has been a wonderful year for me as the Editor of Fantasy-Faction. Thousands of you have been visiting the site on a daily basis and our team has been doing their absolute best to ensure a new article, interview or review is waiting for you each time you stop by.

So, for today’s post, I thought it would be fun to bring you a list of our most popular posts (based on visits) for the year of 2015. This list is a new feature and will add to the various ‘Best pf the Year’ posts we will be bringing you over the next week of so.

Here…. we….. go!

Fantasy-Faction’s Best Fantasy Books of 2014

Always popular, the Top 10 best books of the year list gives readers a quick way to find out what books they should pick up should they wish to consider themselves ‘well read’ in Fantasy for that particular year.

Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2015: Publishers’ Choice

Every year we invite Fantasy Publishers across the globe to recommend 5 books that readers should look out for throughout the forthcoming year. It is a good way to plan your reading list, but the other great thing about it is that it tends to be very varied in terms of genre due to the tastes of the staff and planned direction of the various labels.

Most Anticipated Sci-Fi / Fantasy Movies of 2015, 2016 and 2017.

This year we tried something new, the most anticipated movies for the upcoming year. Admittedly, I did include Jupiter Rising… It remains a career low for me as a blogger.

A New Hope for the Star Wars Extended Universe

There was a film released this year called Star Wars. In case you’ve not heard of it… Oh, you have? Well, this post was about the news the Extended Universe (the stuff outside of the films) was about to get a huge shakeup.

Writing Fight Scenes

Fight scenes… they can make a book or leave readers feeling it is ridiculously over the top or massively unrealistic. One long-time Fantasy reader gives his opinion on what works and what really doesn’t.

Breakfast of Bullshit: Futurephobia, the Hugos and the Invention of SF’s Past

We avoided the Hugo drama, mainly. But when a good friend of ours (and a super talented author), M.D. Lachlan, came to us with a rather fun article that pointed out the seriousness and yet ridiculousness of the whole situation we decided to run it and we’re glad we did…

Writing Fight Scenes – What an Editor Wants to See

More Fight Scenes? Yep! This time we get what works from an Editor’s perspective. So, if you’re worried about an Editor gutting your fight scenes, here are 7 things to consider before you even send them your manuscript.

If Mark Lawrence rewrote Frozen…

Who hasn’t wondered what would happen if a Grimdark author like Mark Lawrence got to re-write Frozen, right? The popularity of this post proves Disney need to make it happen…

Books we love: The books that stole our hearts and got us reading

This post lists a number of books that had our community of readers fall for the fantasy genre. The aim with this post was to reconnect our users with past loves or light a brand new flame for a book you may never have even heard of…

9 Things I Wish I’d Known about Writing from the Beginning

One of our contributors, who has been writing for a good number of years now, took a bit of time to consider what she wished she knew about writing before she took up the craft. The result is a number of really useful tips for beginners who could save a fair amount of time working these things out on their own

Well, I hope you enjoyed your time visiting Fantasy-Faction in 2015. We promise we will bring you more of the same in 2016. If you’d like to support us in doing so, you can always contribute to our donation fund through Paypal 😉

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See you again over the next few days for another list!

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