The Girl and the Mountain by Mark Lawrence
 

The Girl and the Mountain

New Release Review

 
Leather and Lace by Magen Cubed
 

Leather and Lace

New Release Review

 
The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart
 

The Bone Shard Daughter

Review

 

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An Incomplete List of Women Writing in SFF

An Incomplete List of Women Writing in SFF 

*Disclaimer* This is, as the title says, an incomplete list. I have tried to put each author in every subgenre they write in. It is very probable there are glaring omissions and that I will facepalm when I notice them missing. It is also very probable that I have accidently put someone in the wrong […]

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The SFF Content That Got Me Through 2020 – YouTube & Podcasts

The SFF Content That Got Me Through 2020 – YouTube & Podcasts 

[Editor’s Note: As the author relays below. Last year was A YEAR. Turns out this year has also been A YEAR. Which is why this article is going out in March instead of January. (Completely my fault.) Someday reality will return to a semblance of normalcy. Until then thank all that is good in the […]

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On Writing Flash Fiction

On Writing Flash Fiction 

December was a really fun month for us nerds here at Fantasy-Faction. In October 2020, we had a call for microfiction submissions from our existing pool of contributing writers as a present for all of you. And as one of the writers who submitted a piece—“The Clockwork Bee”—it was a lot of fun! This wasn’t […]

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The Children of D’Hara by Terry Goodkind – Excerpt

The Children of D’Hara by Terry Goodkind – Excerpt 

Last year we lost one of epic fantasy’s biggest names, Terry Goodkind. Goodkind appeared on the scene in 1994 with the first book in his world-famous Sword of Truth series, Wizard’s First Rule. Since then, the series has been translated into 20 languages and sold 26 million copies. The Children of D’Hara series picks up […]

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Scarlett the Fantasy-Faction Dragon Gets a Makeover

Scarlett the Fantasy-Faction Dragon Gets a Makeover 

If you’ve been with us for a while you will probably recognize our site mascot Scarlett the dragon. If you’ve not met her before, here she is in all her original glory! She has been with us from the early days of Fantasy-Faction. And since we are ten this year, I thought she might like […]

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Fantasy-Faction’s Most Anticipated Books of 2021

Fantasy-Faction’s Most Anticipated Books of 2021 

Let us add to your tbr pile once again (we do see that as our main duty and responsibility) with these most anticipated books of 2021!

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Holiday Microfiction: “Last Day at the Observatory” by A. M. Justice

Holiday Microfiction: “Last Day at the Observatory” by A. M. Justice 

Today, on the last day of this year of darkness we have a piece of microfiction from A. M. Justice, “Last Day at the Observatory”, which proves that no matter what happens at midnight tonight, it could always be worse. – – – “Last Day at the Observatory” by A. M. Justice Twenty minutes left […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “An Unexpected Holiday Gift” by Rakib Khan

Holiday Microfiction: “An Unexpected Holiday Gift” by Rakib Khan 

Today, we have Rakib Khan and “An Unexpected Holiday Gift”. – – – “An Unexpected Holiday Gift” by Rakib Khan “Sir, will you help me?” I was on preoperative night duty and very busy doing file-work, I looked up a bit reluctantly. It was a terminally ill patient from the free male ward. My annoyance […]

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Fantasy-Faction’s Favourite Books of 2020

Fantasy-Faction’s Favourite Books of 2020 

Here they are, Fantasy-Faction’s Favourite books of 2020 and we hope your TBR pile explodes!

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Holiday Microfiction: “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas IN SPAAAAAAAAAAACE” by A. A. Freeman

Holiday Microfiction: “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas IN SPAAAAAAAAAAACE” by A. A. Freeman 

Today, we have A. A. Freeman and “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas IN SPAAAAAAAAAAACE”. “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas IN SPAAAAAAAAAAACE” by A. A. Freeman “You may open your eyes now, Captain Hargrave.” Rosen ignored the ship’s artificial intelligence and kept her eyes closed for a moment longer, mostly out of fear of what ANYA […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “Bad Call” by Richard Marpole

Holiday Microfiction: “Bad Call” by Richard Marpole 

Today, we have a second (longer) piece of microfiction from Richard Marpole: “Bad Call”. “Bad Call” by Richard Marpole The call was impossible, surely a glitch. I was walking to work through the chilly morning light, kicking up autumn leaves with my sensible shoes. Middle age was wrapping its flabby arms around me; my doctor […]

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Being a Panelist in a Virtual World

Being a Panelist in a Virtual World 

As you know, over the summer I attended some amazing virtual literary events—like TorCon2020 and Comic-Con@Home—and I waxed poetic about how amazing those two events were and how great it was that I, a geek who lives in the Land of the Midnight Sun also known as Alaska, could attend these two powerhouses of literary […]

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