God of Gnomes by Demi Harper
 

God of Gnomes

Review

 
Last Memoria by Rachel Emma Shaw – SPFBO #6 Finals Review
 

Last Memoria

SPFBO #6 Finals Review

 
The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons
 

The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons

Review

 

Browsing all articles by S. H. Paulus.

Becoming an Author: With Advice from Those Who’ve Done It

Becoming an Author: With Advice from Those Who’ve Done It 

Introduction You might have a lot of time on your hands due to 2020’s pandemic and have been meaning to finish that novel you’ve been dreaming about publishing. You might have participated in Camp NaNoWriMo or are in the middle of the official NaNoWriMo now. Or maybe you have never written anything beyond an essay […]

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The Origins of Halloween and its Traditions

The Origins of Halloween and its Traditions 

You might have some fond memories of Halloween growing-up, where you dressed-up as your favorite superhero or mystical entity, to go door-to-door collecting candy. When someone opened the door, you would say, “Trick or Treat,” or the more comical, “Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat,” and get tossed a […]

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Songs of Insurrection by JC Kang

Songs of Insurrection by JC Kang
4.25

Spoiler Warning: This review contains spoilers. Read with caution if you have yet to finish the book. A path to glory blazed with the dying heart of an imperial princess. JC Kang’s Songs of Insurrection (originally The Dragon Scale Lute) is a wonderful, feministic narrative of a woman trying to find her own voice. It […]

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Breaking Chaos by Ben Galley

Breaking Chaos by Ben Galley
4.5

Spoiler Warning: This review has minor spoilers. Please read with caution if you have yet to finish the book. As I turned, I gave the city one last glower, and saw a faint glow on the edge of the Outsprawls. I was jealous of that ghost, whoever she or he may have been. For they […]

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A Black Fox Running by Brian Carter

A Black Fox Running by Brian Carter
4.5

*Spoiler Warning* This review contains minor spoilers. Please read with caution if you have yet to finish the book. “Man is lord in this world, Wulfgar. That’s why we skulk and hide and run by night.” I love foxes and never understood how anyone could kill such beautiful creatures. Though, by the end of the […]

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The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan

The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan
4.75

Spoiler Warning: This review contains minor spoilers. Please read with caution if you have yet to finish The Eye of the World and The Great Hunt. “The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that […]

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Author Spotlight: Elizabeth Haydon and The Symphony of Ages Series

Author Spotlight: Elizabeth Haydon and The Symphony of Ages Series 

Spoiler Warning: This article contains spoilers for The Symphony of Ages series. Read with caution if you have yet to finish the books. The Prophecy of the Three The Three shall come, leaving early, arriving late The lifestages of all men: Child of Blood, Child of Earth, Child of the Sky Each man, formed in […]

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The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence

The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence
4.75

When I first saw the cover of the US edition of Mark Lawrence’s new book, The Girl and the Stars, I had to read it. I promptly contacted Mr. Lawrence, who was generous enough to provide me contacts for getting myself a copy of his newest novel. The front cover is truly beautiful, with undertones of mystery and wonder, and I was fortunate to be added onto the reviewer list. Lucky me.

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Brian Lee Durfee Interview – Prison Comic-Con

Brian Lee Durfee Interview – Prison Comic-Con 

Today we are talking with epic fantasy author, Brian Lee Durfee, about his recent convention in the Utah State Prison. For anyone who doesn’t know you and isn’t familiar with your novels, can you provide a brief overview? I am the author of The Forgetting Moon, The Blackest Heart, and The Lonesome Crown, the first […]

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G. R. Matthews Interview – Six Kingdoms

G. R. Matthews Interview – Six Kingdoms 

G. R. Matthews is a self-published writer with eleven books under his belt. He is also head mod on the Fantasy-Faction Facebook Group and the official Bureau Chief of Fantasy-Faction proper. Recently he signed with Jamie Cowen from The Ampersand Agency LTD and now has a manuscript out with an interested publisher! We can’t wait […]

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Mark Lawrence Interview – The Girl and the Stars

Mark Lawrence Interview – The Girl and the Stars 

Today we are very happy to have back Mark Lawrence! Lawrence is the author of multiple bestselling series: The Broken Empire, The Red Queen’s War, The Book of the Ancestor, Impossible Times trilogy,and his new upcoming trilogy: Book of the Ice. Again, thank you Mr. Lawrence for agreeing to another interview with Fantasy-Faction. What influenced […]

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NaNoWriMo 2019: My Personal Experience – Part Two: I WON!

NaNoWriMo 2019: My Personal Experience – Part Two: I WON! 

This is part two of my experience participating in NaNoWriMo 2019, a writing exercise where one attempts to write a novel (50,000 words) in a month’s time. If you haven’t done so already, be sure to read part one first. Huzzah, I did it! I won! I am very much relieved I survived the grueling […]

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