Hell: An Exploration
 

Hell: An Exploration

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The Gods of Men by Barbara Kloss – SPFBO #4 Finals Review
 

The Gods of Men

SPFBO #4 Finals Review

 
Fantasy-Faction Game of Thrones Discussion: Season 8, Episode 1
 

FF Game of Thrones Discussion

Season 8, Episode 1

 

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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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Monthly Short Story Winner: Magic and Technology

Monthly Short Story Winner: Magic and Technology 

This month we had our entrants write a story in a world where traditional fantasy with magic and science fictional technology coexist. Or meet. Or clash. Or fight. There are only two books I can think of at the moment that fit this genre. One is a German fantasy saga which was never translated to […]

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Help Us Choose the Best Fantasy Novel of 2018!

Help Us Choose the Best Fantasy Novel of 2018! 

EDIT: Nominations are in! Our winner will be announced soon! – – – Greeting Factioners! If you are in the US, Happy Thanksgiving! If you are not, happy Thursday! But wherever you are, today is an exciting day! It’s time to help us pick the best fantasy novel of 2018! Traditionally published, indie published, self-published, […]

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Character Development: Writing Realistic Personalities & Flaws

Character Development: Writing Realistic Personalities & Flaws 

This is the second article in our Character Development series. Click here to read the first article: Character Death and the Ultimate Sacrifice. In writing a novel, many authors are concerned about their characters’ likability. Characters are often their creator’s darlings, and the last thing authors want is for the audience to dislike what they, […]

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The Lore of Prometheus by Graham Austin-King – Cover Reveal & Excerpt!

The Lore of Prometheus by Graham Austin-King – Cover Reveal & Excerpt! 

Those of you who are new to Fantasy-Faction may not know this, but I love SFF art, and am particularly found of book cover art. It won’t be a surprise then that this is one of my favorite types of announcements to post. For today we have an amazing cover reveal from author Graham Austin-King! […]

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Editing Your Writing

Editing Your Writing 

Editing is, in a way, the less fun counterpart to writing a novel. However, in writing fiction, the devil often is in the details, and a good edit can make the difference between a reasonable book and a brilliant one. Of course, a traditionally-published book will be edited by the publisher, and many self-published writers […]

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