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

 

Browsing all articles in Articles.

Holiday Microfiction: “The Clockwork Bee” by Kellie Doherty

Holiday Microfiction: “The Clockwork Bee” by Kellie Doherty 

Today, we have Kellie Doherty and “The Clockwork Bee”. “The Clockwork Bee” by Kellie Doherty Gylvonna sat on her bunk, trying her best to ignore the frost that rimed the porthole next to her and the way her arms trembled even under the thick woolen blanket. Her breath seemed to freeze in air. She rubbed […]

Continue reading...

Holiday Microfiction: “Christmas Pudding” by L. A. Young

Holiday Microfiction: “Christmas Pudding” by L. A. Young 

Today, we have L. A. Young and “Christmas Pudding”. – – – “Christmas Pudding” by L. A. Young The scents of sugar, cloves, and ginger permeated the house. The cake, brown and stiff, was removed from the oven and placed on the counter to cool. The young man took off his oven mitts and admired […]

Continue reading...

Holiday Microfiction: “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story” by S. H. Paulus

Holiday Microfiction: “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story” by S. H. Paulus 

Today, we have S. H. Paulus and “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story”. – – – “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story” by S. H. Paulus Soth was terrified she would have to bury her son on Christmas Day. It began with him complaining his throat was sore. Then […]

Continue reading...

Holiday Microfiction: “Scientific Romances” by Richard Marpole

Holiday Microfiction: “Scientific Romances” by Richard Marpole 

Happy December everyone! It’s been a long year, but we finally made it to the end of 2020! To celebrate the holiday season the staff at Fantasy-Faction have prepared a little treat! Every Monday and Friday for the rest of the month, we will feature a piece of microfiction from one of our contributors. To […]

Continue reading...

Fantasy-Faction Turns 10! Help Us Spread the Love of Reading!

Fantasy-Faction Turns 10! Help Us Spread the Love of Reading! 

Happy December Factioners! Last month Fantasy-Faction turned 10! That’s right, ten years ago Marc Aplin founded our main site. 5 years later we started our Facebook group and we’ve been sharing the love of fantasy together ever since! To celebrate our decade of fantasy, we would like to give back and spread our love of […]

Continue reading...

Scott H. Andrews Interview – Beneath Ceaseless Skies

Scott H. Andrews Interview – Beneath Ceaseless Skies 

Today we’re delighted to bring you an interview with Scott H. Andrews, editor for the World Fantasy Award winning magazine Beneath Ceaseless Skies.

Continue reading...

Flame Riders by Sean Grigsby – Cover Reveal

Flame Riders by Sean Grigsby – Cover Reveal 

In the final instalment of the Smoke Eaters series, the New United States Army has taken over and America has devolved into a full-on dragon apocalypse.

Continue reading...

Mythological Creatures: A List Without Dragons

Mythological Creatures: A List Without Dragons 

Fantasy has a longstanding relationship with dragons, reaching as far back as ancient Mesopotamian art and literature and as recent as Night of the Dragon by Julie Kagawa and House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess, both released this year. But there are other fantastic mythological creatures just as fearsome and powerful as dragons. Here is […]

Continue reading...

Becoming an Author: With Advice from Those Who’ve Done It

Becoming an Author: With Advice from Those Who’ve Done It 

Introduction You might have a lot of time on your hands due to 2020’s pandemic and have been meaning to finish that novel you’ve been dreaming about publishing. You might have participated in Camp NaNoWriMo or are in the middle of the official NaNoWriMo now. Or maybe you have never written anything beyond an essay […]

Continue reading...

The Origins of Halloween and its Traditions

The Origins of Halloween and its Traditions 

You might have some fond memories of Halloween growing-up, where you dressed-up as your favorite superhero or mystical entity, to go door-to-door collecting candy. When someone opened the door, you would say, “Trick or Treat,” or the more comical, “Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat,” and get tossed a […]

Continue reading...

The Stone Knife by Anna Stephens – Exclusive Excerpt!

The Stone Knife by Anna Stephens – Exclusive Excerpt! 

Today on Fantasy-Faction we are thrilled to bring you an excerpt from Anna Stephens’ new series, Songs of the Drowned! For those of you who don’t know, Anna Stephens’ is the author of the highly acclaimed (including by us) Godblind series. The first book in that series, also called Godblind, came out in 2017, with […]

Continue reading...

Bards and Scribes: The Druid – Guest Blog from Jesse Teller

Bards and Scribes: The Druid – Guest Blog from Jesse Teller 

Jesse Teller is mentally disabled. He suffers from PTSD from an abusive childhood. He is bipolar, suffers from daily to hourly hallucinations, and has DID (multiple personality disorder). He has been a member of the self-published fantasy community for four and a half years now, has published fourteen books, with plans to publish countless more. […]

Continue reading...