The Dreaded Adverb Problem
 

The Dreaded Adverb Problem

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Exploring Rural Landscape
 

Exploring Rural Landscape

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Plotting – What Happens Next?
 

Plotting – What Happens Next?

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New Gas-Lit Empire Series & Give Away!

New Gas-Lit Empire Series & Give Away! 

Many Fantasy-Faction readers would have heard about Rod Duncan’s Gas-Lit Empire series. The first novel, The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter, was shortlisted for the Phillip K. Dick award back in 2014. For those unfamiliar, Duncan’s novels are fast-paced and set within a steampunky alternative history. The new series will be entitled ‘The Map of Unknown Things’ and […]

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Cover Reveal For ‘Among The Fallen’

Cover Reveal For ‘Among The Fallen’ 

If you like religion, questing, powerful magic and dragons in your fantasy, then you really should have checked out the Godserfs series by now. The series is by N S Dolkart and the first book featured five refugees and a sinister wizard who awaken a dragon and defy the gods. Yep, not the kind of […]

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RIP Carrie Fisher

RIP Carrie Fisher 

Fantasy-Faction is very sorry to hear of the passing of Carrie Fisher, the actress known globally for her role as Princess Leia Organa in the Star Wars movies. Carrie Fisher suffered a heart attack during a flight to Los Angeles from London on Friday and had been in an American hospital since. The news will […]

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Does Patrick Rothfuss Hate His Fans?

Does Patrick Rothfuss Hate His Fans? 

Not too long ago, Patrick Rothfuss wrote this: Just when I was growing fairly certain my readers were clever people who actually have the ability to read and comprehend text, a brave contingent of souls rush boldly forward with comments, eager to prove me wrong…. The vast majority of you: Thanks for being a delightfully […]

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Fantasy-Faction Convention Survey

Fantasy-Faction Convention Survey 

Fantasy-Faction is holding a convention in 2017. Please, please help us plan it by filling out the survey below 🙂

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Hunger Makes The Wolf Book Announcement & Cover Reveal

Hunger Makes The Wolf Book Announcement & Cover Reveal 

We’ve heard some great news from Angry Robot today… They’ve picked up another author for their already hugely impressive list, Alex Wells. Rumour has it that Alex Wells is a pseudonym, but we couldn’t possibly confirm or deny. The book Angry Robot have snapped up from Alex is described as a cross between Dune and Sons […]

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Brent Weeks Interview 2016

Brent Weeks Interview 2016 

Having met Brent Weeks and chatted with him a few times via e-mail, I can tell you that he is one of the nicest guys out there. Yes, he tortures us with his damned cliff hangers – which are not cliff hangers, as the interview explains – and he puts even the toughest, most loved characters through […]

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The Warded Man to become a movie?

The Warded Man to become a movie? 

Well, we all know books being ‘optioned’ doesn’t mean they are actually going to become movies anytime soon, but every time it happens we get a little bit excited. Last night, Peter V. Brett threw out the following Tweet: Following the link, Variety report that Spike Seldin and Hans Futterman’s New Harlem Partnership banner has acquired movie rights […]

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COLD COUNSEL Cover Reveal

COLD COUNSEL Cover Reveal 

Our friends over at TOR.COM have been in touch to tell us about an upcoming fantasy epic they’ve got scheduled for early next year called, Cold Counsel. Once they told me a bit about it, I surmised that Cold Counsel would combine a huge battle axe, anti-hero trolls and a Norse-inspired story that sounds truly epic… As you […]

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Gemmell Winners & Social Media Reactions!

Gemmell Winners & Social Media Reactions! 

Just a quick post this morning to let you all know who the winners of the David Gemmell Legend Awards are and provide you with a quick snap shot of their individual social media reactions. Mark Lawrence took the Best Novel Award for the second time for The Liar’s Key! Jason Chan took the Best Cover Art […]

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Don Drake to return…

Don Drake to return… 

Our very good friends at Angry Robot Books have treated us, this weekend, to the news that they’ve signed and confirmed the third book in Peter McLean’s Burned Man series*, Damnation. They’ve even got a synopsis ready (to prove it’s a real thing… check it out): Shambolic demon-hunting hitman Don Drake is teetering on the edge of […]

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Six Scenes With Jesper

Six Scenes With Jesper 

The wonderful Leigh Bardugo has a hugely anticipated novel coming out soon: Crooked Kingdom. It’s the sequel to what many consider one of last year’s very best novels, Six of Crows. Again, Game of Thrones will meet Ocean’s Eleven as the six characters we know and love attempt to survive their success and make their […]

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