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So What’s The Fuss About Aeon Timeline?

So What’s The Fuss About Aeon Timeline? 

Timelines – they are the bane of many a writer. Whether it be discovering that your character has to be half a world away in a day with only a slow sailing ship and a camel for transport, or keeping track of all the different reality streams in your time travel novel, knowing where your […]

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Fantasy Book Club – September 2014: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

Fantasy Book Club – September 2014: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North 

For September, our members voted to read The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North. Quite curious about this one, it sounds like a fun change of pace. The extraordinary journey of one unforgettable character – a story of friendship and betrayal, loyalty and redemption, love and loneliness and the inevitable march of […]

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‘George R.R. Martin & Robin Hobb In Discussion’ Full Event Video

‘George R.R. Martin & Robin Hobb In Discussion’ Full Event Video 

A week or so ago I posted a report of the ‘George R.R. Martin and Robin Hobb In Discussion’ event held in London on August 19th 2014 and organised by Harper Voyager. There was a live stream on the night and Blinkbox have been hosting clips of the event over the course of the last […]

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What the Stale Air Tastes Like: An Apocalyptic Overview

What the Stale Air Tastes Like: An Apocalyptic Overview 

The stars are going out. The nuclear fallout bunkers were built in a rush. Your cat seems to be mutating into some sort of slug monster. We have reached end game. All our endeavours are for nothing, apart from that collection of bottle caps that you’ve been storing just for this day. The end is […]

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George R.R. Martin Ice Bucket Challenge

George R.R. Martin Ice Bucket Challenge 

If you are active on Social Media, watch television, read newspapers or have left your house – even once – in the past few weeks, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge. Sadly, not quite as many people know about the cause, promoting the awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encouraging […]

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Worldbuilding A Religion – Part Two: How Religion Shapes Culture

Worldbuilding A Religion – Part Two: How Religion Shapes Culture 

In Worldbuilding A Religion – Part One, we went over the basic differences between religions and cults, and some of the ways they can enrich your worlds and stories. Cults do not affect culture and society in quite the same way because they often rely on the isolation of their followers, and obviously if you’re […]

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Event Review: George R.R. Martin & Robin Hobb in conversation

Event Review: George R.R. Martin & Robin Hobb in conversation 

Lets face it, in the UK, how many chances are we going to have the opportunity to see two of Fantasy’s greatest authors, George R.R. Martin and Robin, under one roof? The answer is ‘very few’. We, British Fantasy fans, have been spoilt over the last few years. We’ve had two ‘world’ fantasy / science-fiction […]

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The Evolution of the Fantasy-Faction Anthology Cover Art

The Evolution of the Fantasy-Faction Anthology Cover Art 

They’re here! The limited first editions of the Fantasy-Faction Anthology have landed in the UK and the US!    Making this anthology was a labor of love for all involved and we would like to once again thank all the amazing authors that donated stories and congratulate and thank the contest winners for their participation. […]

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Character Immersion And The Narrative Voice

Character Immersion And The Narrative Voice 

The protagonists in a story are the reader’s window into the world, and getting the narrative voice of your character right is one of the hardest techniques to master. If you can really ground the narrative in the character’s POV (point of view) the reader will by fully immersed in the story and it will […]

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2014 Hugo Award Winners

2014 Hugo Award Winners 

The winners of the 2014 Hugo Awards were presented today in a ceremony at the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, Loncon 3, in London. Hosts Geoff Ryman and Justina Robson presented the Hugo trophies, with bases designed by Joy Alyssa Day, to this year’s winners. And the 2014 Hugo Award winners are: Best Novel Ancillary […]

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A Matter of Perspective by Jeff Salyards

A Matter of Perspective by Jeff Salyards 

A few months back, I was lucky enough to be sent a review copy of Jeff Salyards’s first novel, . As well as an excellent premise, what really struck me was the rather unusual form of narrative that Jeff chose to tell his tale. For those who haven’t read the book, Jeff’s protagonist is a […]

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San Diego Comicon 2014 Report

San Diego Comicon 2014 Report 

I got lucky once more this year and managed to join the mass nerd migration to the San Diego Comic Convention. As always, the lines go for miles (literally) and it’s the worst place to be if one isn’t somewhat comfortable moving in an extremely close mass of humanity. There is way too much for […]

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