Chasing Graves by Ben Galley
 

Chasing Graves

New Release Review

 
Dragons of Autumn Twilight by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman
 

Dragons of Autumn Twilight

Classic SFF Review

 
Elizabeth Haydon – The Cauldron Interview
 

Elizabeth Haydon

The Cauldron Interview

 

Browsing all articles by Steven Poore.

Draigon Weather by Paige L. Christie

Draigon Weather by Paige L. Christie
4.25

In Adfen, men fear the coming of Draigon Weather – the oppressive heat, the lasting droughts, the slow death of everything that can only be appeased by sacrifice. And women fear the coming of the Draigon – because it is always a woman who is sacrificed. Only nine-years-old, Leiel Sower has already lost her mother […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: Detox In Letters by Cheryl Low – Cover Reveal and Excerpt!

Small Press, Big Stories: Detox In Letters by Cheryl Low – Cover Reveal and Excerpt! 

When I spoke to Sarena at World Weaver Press last year we talked about Cheryl Low’s Vanity in Dust, which I reckoned was pitched like Moorcock’s End of Time characters in a more urban fantasy setting. That sounded more than fascinating enough to get added to the TBR mountain, and now it’s time to reveal […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: The Expo!

Small Press, Big Stories: The Expo! 

Today on Small Press, Big Stories – an announcement! On Saturday 24th February, the Forbidden Planet London Megastore will be hosting a small press expo! Authors and editors from four of the UK’s leading SFF small presses will be on hand in one of Forbidden Planet’s trademark “open-plan” events to chat, sign books, and answer […]

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Exile by Martin Owton

Exile by Martin Owton
3.25

Shortlisted for last year’s Best Newcomer prize at the British Fantasy Awards, Exile is the first half of Martin Owton’s Nandor Tales – the story concludes in Nandor, also through Tickety Boo Press. From the cover art, the reader may be expecting a high-stakes, world-shifting epic fantasy, but the truth is a little different: Exile […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: 2017 In Review

Small Press, Big Stories: 2017 In Review 

While the world goes to hell in a handcart, it’s still been a heck of a year in fantasy fiction. And small and independent presses have definitely had their fair share of the highlights! Grimbold Books won Best Independent Press at the British Fantasy Awards, of course, and though their output this year has been […]

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Small Press, Big Stories – Skyhorse Publishing

Small Press, Big Stories – Skyhorse Publishing 

We’ve been quiet for a while – blame the day job and an inexplicable desire to hibernate until February – but you can’t stop the signal, so we’ve been having a chat with Cory Allyn, senior editor at Skyhorse Publishing, over the waves there in the US. Skyhorse is probably the biggest independent “small press” […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: Mrs. Claus Anthology – Cover Reveal

Small Press, Big Stories: Mrs. Claus Anthology – Cover Reveal 

Summer’s gone, days spent in the grass and sun. And with the drop in temperature come pumpkin spice lattes, fireworks, and eventually Christmas! So with that in mind, it’s more than time to get your seasonal TBR pile set and maybe have something to read while you’re waiting for Santa to make off with the […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: Arachne Press

Small Press, Big Stories: Arachne Press 

Small Press, Big Stories is a monthly column focusing on small and independent presses from around the world. This month’s featured publisher is Arachne Press. This month on #SmallPressBigStories, we’re delving into the realms of Arachne Press, an award-winning imprint based in London that specialises in short stories, collections, and poetry. I met Arachne’s Cherry […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: World Weaver Press

Small Press, Big Stories: World Weaver Press 

Small Press, Big Stories is a monthly column focusing on small and independent presses from around the world. This month’s featured publisher is World Weaver Press. So far, all of the independent presses we’ve featured have been based in Britain. This time however, we’re off across the Atlantic to talk to World Weaver Press, home […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: Fox Spirit Books

Small Press, Big Stories: Fox Spirit Books 

Small Press, Big Stories is a monthly column focusing on small and independent presses from around the world. This month’s featured publisher is Fox Spirit Books. This month on #smallpressbigstories we’re talking with Auntie Fox, aka Adele Wearing, who heads up one of the best known independent presses in the genre today – the award-winning […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: Grimbold Books

Small Press, Big Stories: Grimbold Books 

Small Press, Big Stories is a monthly column focusing on small and independent presses from around the world. This month’s featured publisher is Grimbold Books. This month on #SmallPressBigStories we’re talking to the Thames Valley’s real life equivalent of DC Peter Grant – Sammy Smith of Grimbold Books has both a warrant card and a […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: Luna Press + The Book of Dragons by A. J. Dalton – Cover Reveal

Small Press, Big Stories: Luna Press + The Book of Dragons by A. J. Dalton – Cover Reveal 

Small Press, Big Stories is a monthly column focusing on small and independent presses from around the world. This month’s featured publisher is Luna Press Publishing. Back in March, I popped up to the York Pubmeet (find them on Twitter @YorkPubmeet) for AJ Dalton’s talk on his PhD thesis, The Sub-Genres of British Fantasy Literature. […]

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