Vita Nostra by Marina and Sergey Dyachenko – Translated by Julia Meitov Hersey
 

Vita Nostra

Translation Review

 
Books to Read in Fantasy: A Look at Lists
 

A Look At Lists

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Fantasy-Faction’s Best Fantasy Books of 2019
 

Winner's Announced!

 

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The Cake is a Lie: Why Winning Isn’t Always a Happy Ending

The Cake is a Lie: Why Winning Isn’t Always a Happy Ending 

Sometimes I suspect I’m not truly American, because I harbor a dark secret. Unlike most of my countryfolk, I don’t much care for the neat, syrupy, happy ending. It just doesn’t do it for me. Oh, sure, we all need some escapism. Life can be awful, and in reality every life is a tragedy because […]

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Worldbuilding: It’s More Than a Pretty Map

Worldbuilding: It’s More Than a Pretty Map 

I know authors (and readers!) who hate fantasy worldbuilding. They hate it with a fiery passion. They even go so far as to hand wave whole settings, writing books that feel more like a screenplay – all dialogue and fight scenes – and less like fantasy novels. I’d argue that secondary world fantasy writers in […]

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