Taking Comedy Seriously
 

Taking Comedy Seriously

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Lela Gwenn Interview – Bad Luck Chuck
 

Lela Gwenn

Interview – Bad Luck Chuck

 
Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng
 

Under the Pendulum Sun

Review

 

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Taking Comedy Seriously

Taking Comedy Seriously 

From Geoffrey Chaucer to Raymond Chandler—and a lot of people in between—all kinds of writers have used comedy to entertain and inform in their writing. Comedy can form a useful distraction from a darker story, or can take the form of a sly comment on the main action—or it can be the backbone of a […]

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We Want You: To Write for Fantasy-Faction

We Want You: To Write for Fantasy-Faction 

Do you read fantasy, science fiction, horror, steampunk, or any other of the many subgenres of SFF? Are you writing the next great epic fantasy novel or are at least trying to? Do you have some free time to share your love of genre fiction with others? Then Fantasy-Faction wants you! We are a fan […]

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Is Voltron: Legendary Defender Worth Watching?

Is Voltron: Legendary Defender Worth Watching? 

The final season of Dreamworks’ Voltron: Legendary Defender dropped on 14th December 2018. Originally launching on Netflix in 2016, this re-boot of the 80s sci-fi adventure cartoon captured the hearts of both new and old fans alike. With a fluid animation style similar to Avatar: The Last Airbender and with a phenomenal voice actor cast, […]

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Worldbuilding: More Than Just Maps

Worldbuilding: More Than Just Maps 

When we think about worldbuilding, we tend to think of it on a grand scale: maps of continents in the front of fantasy novels, or astral charts showing rival galactic empires. But worldbuilding is deeper, and more subtle, than that. A novel can have a huge cast and be set in a huge background, but […]

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Bloodchild Cover Reveal

Bloodchild Cover Reveal 

It’s always a pleasure to do a cover reveal, but when it’s for our of our favourite authors it’s all the more exciting! 😀 Today we’ve been asked by publishing giants Harper Voyager to release upon the world the cover for Bloodchild by Anna Stephens, it’s the third book in the Godblind series (but you knew […]

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Seraphina’s Lament by Sarah Chorn – Cover Reveal + Excerpt

Seraphina’s Lament by Sarah Chorn – Cover Reveal + Excerpt 

Today I have the great pleasure of presenting Fantasy-Faction’s first cover reveal and story excerpt of 2019! And what better way to start, than with a soon to be debut author and friend of the site: Sarah Chorn. Many of you may know Sarah as the woman behind the site Bookworm Blues. She is a […]

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Fantasy-Faction’s Best Fantasy Books of 2018

Fantasy-Faction’s Best Fantasy Books of 2018 

Happy New Year Factioners! 2018 was a difficult year for many of us, but it was an amazing year for fantasy! Our nomination list was the longest it’s ever been and we had a super hard time deciding who would make the cut. There were fantastic debuts, continuations of series, and series that reached their […]

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The Best of r/Fantasy Stabby Award 2018 Winners Announced!

The Best of r/Fantasy Stabby Award 2018 Winners Announced! 

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees! If you’ve not visited the r/Fantasy Reddit, there has never been a better time to check it out. 2018 really was an amazing year for fantasy! Best Novel Bloody Rose by Nicholas Eames Best Independent Novel Ghostwater by Will Wight Best Debut The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang Best […]

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A Noob Plays Minecraft

A Noob Plays Minecraft 

Gaming. It’s a big thing in nerd culture, and yes, I do consider myself a gamer. Though perhaps not a super serious one, I played quite a lot while growing up—Zelda, Mario, Spyro, Crash Bandicoot—and I always turn back to video games even now when I need a break. (I got Zelda: Breath of the […]

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A Message From The Staff

A Message From The Staff 

Merry Christmas Factioners! We at Fantasy-Faction wish you all the best this holiday season! And whether you are celebrating today or not, you can spread good cheer to your favorite authors by reviewing their books on Amazon and Goodreads and wherever else you frequent in your non-reading time. Just telling your friends about your favorite […]

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Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off #4: The Final Five and Our Finalist

Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off #4: The Final Five and Our Finalist 

* Disclaimer * Writing and reading are subjective arts. What some folks will absolutely love, others will dislike. It is a bit like Marmite in the UK – normal people dislike it intensely, but some weird folks actually enjoy the taste of warm road surface with fresh roadkill upon their tongue. To each their own, […]

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5 Supernatural Tales to Scare Away the Christmas Cheer

5 Supernatural Tales to Scare Away the Christmas Cheer 

What’s better than roasting chestnuts on an open fire? How about reading a novel to send shivers up your spine? The holiday season is almost upon us, and it’s high time we fought back the good cheer and colour with ghosts, goblins, and creatures of the night. The following novels are ideal stories for a […]

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