Fantasy-Faction Convention Survey
 
 
John Gwynne Interview – Wrath and The Faithful and the Fallen
 

John Gwynne

Interview

 
Larcout by K. A. Krantz – SPFBO Review
 

Larcout

SPFBO Review

 

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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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A Question Of Technology

A Question Of Technology 

When people think of the fantasy genre the concept of technology isn’t usually at the forefront of their minds. They’ll be thinking of the magic, the monsters, the castles and townships out of the past, so it’s understandable that thoughts of science and progress are pushed to the side. But so long as somebody in […]

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Veiled Intentions by Michael R. Miller – Cover Reveal

Veiled Intentions by Michael R. Miller – Cover Reveal 

Today we are lucky enough to be hosting the cover reveal for Michael R. Miller’s next novel, Veiled Intentions, second book in The Dragon’s Blade series. If the author’s name and series title sounds familiar to you, there is a good reason. The first book in Miller’s series, The Reborn King, is was the winner […]

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Ten Tips For Short Story Writing

Ten Tips For Short Story Writing 

Short stories can be great fun to write, but sometimes tough to get the knack of. For anyone who wants to try their luck at this form, I’ve come up with a list of useful tips to help you get started. 1. Keep the focus. One reason that short stories fail is the writer tries […]

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Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off #2: Round Two

Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off #2: Round Two 

Here we are at the beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning. It really depends on your viewpoint. Round One is complete and done. The ten finalists have been selected, put forward to other blogs and one author (that we know of) has already bagged an agent and they didn’t even make […]

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Monthly Short Story Winner: Young Love

Monthly Short Story Winner: Young Love 

This month’s stories are about people experiencing true love (or what they believe to be love) for the first time. I know that writing about feelings – and especially love – is quite hard too but since love is an integral part of life, it was about time to try writing about it. If you […]

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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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Our Monsters, Our Selves

Our Monsters, Our Selves 

The title of this article is taken from a panel discussion at World Fantasy Convention 2012—a panel that had so many voices who wanted to contribute that it had to be split into two parts! The topic of discussion was on the appeal of monsters in fantasy literature: Why, how, and to who do they […]

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BristolCon 2016 – Convention Review

BristolCon 2016 – Convention Review 

I went to Bristol. I’ve been before and usually get lost in the one way system. SatNav is no help, not for me and I speak as Geography graduate with many years’ experience at getting lost. More importantly, I went to BristolCon that the weekend. This is a small (ish) and friendly (very) convention held […]

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SPFBO: Positivity & Professionalism in Self-Publishing

SPFBO: Positivity & Professionalism in Self-Publishing 

Unless you’ve been living on Mars with Matt Damon, you’ll know that Fantasy-Faction is one of ten blogs participating in the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO). Created and hosted by Mark Lawrence, the SPFBO is a contest that aims at increasing the discoverability of talented self-published fantasy authors. In March, more than 300 authors submitted manuscripts […]

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Surviving NaNoWriMo 2016

Surviving NaNoWriMo 2016 

Ah, National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo for short (or NaNo for shorter)). We meet again. For the…I don’t even know. How many times is it now? Five? Six? It’s hard to keep track after a while. Fortunately, NaNo is not my enemy. It’s something that I have willingly done every year for a while […]

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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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