The Kaladin Book Soundtrack based on The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson – Call To Action
 

Kaladin Book Soundtrack - Story & Kickstarter

Music Inspired by The Way of Kings

 
Small Press, Big Stories: Mrs. Claus Anthology – Cover Reveal
 

Small Press, Big Stories

Mrs. Claus Anthology - Cover Reveal

 
Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost – What Does It Mean?
 

Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

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Fantasy-Faction Vlog Project

Fantasy-Faction Vlog Project 

Should moments like this be lost? Fantasy-Faction is trying to raise funds for a video camera to capture our upcoming Grim Gathering  – featuring Joe Abercrombie, Peter V. Brett, Mark Lawrence, Peter Newman and Anna Stephens – and future events too. As you can see, the quality of the above is pretty awful, as it’s […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: Arachne Press

Small Press, Big Stories: Arachne Press 

Small Press, Big Stories is a monthly column focusing on small and independent presses from around the world. This month’s featured publisher is Arachne Press. This month on #SmallPressBigStories, we’re delving into the realms of Arachne Press, an award-winning imprint based in London that specialises in short stories, collections, and poetry. I met Arachne’s Cherry […]

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Fantasy in the Court 2017

Fantasy in the Court 2017 

Back in August I headed up to the ‘big smoke’ – though with electric cars, the congestion charge and the general relocation of heavy industry out of London, it is not really that smoky any more, but it is big. The reason for my train journey was simple – Fantasy in the Court. An event […]

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Monthly Short Story Winner: Urban Fantasy

Monthly Short Story Winner: Urban Fantasy 

We haven’t had a genre as our monthly theme for quite a while, so this time entrants wrote us a nice, little urban fantasy story. This means that story should take place mainly in a city. Any city, any time? No. To make it a bit more specific, they had to stay on our world […]

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Tough Travels: Dragons

Tough Travels: Dragons 

At the start of every month, Fantasy-Faction will lead you (yes, YOU!) on a tour of the fantasy genre. From high to low, from classics to new releases, from epic to urban; each month, we will guide you in search of a different trope, theme or cliché. Lest we become lost, we’ll be referring to […]

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SPFBO3: The Next Five Fall

SPFBO3: The Next Five Fall 

The Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off officially began on July 1st! In case you missed it, here’s what Fantasy-Faction has posted so far: Our announcement Introducing round one Cover contest winners The first five fall And of course you can keep track of everything relating to round one on the SPFBO page on Mark Lawrence’s blog. HUGE thanks to […]

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A Monster’s Place

A Monster’s Place 

The terrifying monster has been a staple of the fantasy genre since its earliest origins, when bards told tales around a fire at the dawn of time. They frightened listeners with descriptions of horrifying creatures, they talked of scaled hides, the fearsome length of its claws, of hungry eyes peering out of the darkness. This […]

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Fantasy-Faction’s Grim Gathering

Fantasy-Faction’s Grim Gathering 

We are set to return for our 7th event… And it will be Fantasy-Faction’s Grimmest Gathering yet. So much fun has been had at past events, both by fans and authors, that publishers are trusting us with more authors than ever before…… When and where is it? The event will be held on Monday 25th […]

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The Creatures We Base Aliens On

The Creatures We Base Aliens On 

One of the interesting things about fictional aliens is that they’re almost never completely alien. We have no real idea what extra-terrestrials would look like, and it’s nigh impossible to imagine an entirely new species unlike anything we’ve ever seen. As such, we usually fall back on earthly species for inspiration, combining known elements to […]

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Worlds Within Worlds – Part Three: Old Grey Beards

Worlds Within Worlds – Part Three: Old Grey Beards 

If you ask someone on the street to name the first three wizards that come to mind, you’ll probably hear the names Gandalf, Merlin, and Dumbledore (or Rincewind, if they’re trying to be clever). The image of the white-bearded old man with a staff is woven into modern fantasy, to the point that Pratchett filled […]

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VOYAGER TAKEOVER: ANNOUNCING The City Of Brass

VOYAGER TAKEOVER: ANNOUNCING The City Of Brass 

Well, the cake and coffee and various other sweet things have run out. The seating is comfortable, but we’re getting a bit bored of being lazy now (I know… I thought it would never happen as well!). You’d have thought that during our capture, Harper Voyager would have provided us with Netflix or a PS4 […]

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Voyager Takeover: Announcing Witchsign

Voyager Takeover: Announcing Witchsign 

The takeover continues, although there’s a vent that we at Fantasy-Faction considered escaping from. When we talked about it though, the cakes, coffee, books and comfortable chairs provided by Voyager are better than our normal work conditions, so we thought we’d let them get on with it… Oh, Den Patrick! You’re about to hear about […]

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