The Shadow’s Curse Cover Reveal
 

The Shadow’s Curse

Cover Reveal

 
Survey of Fantasy Subgenres – Part One: High and Low Fantasy
 

Survey of Fantasy Subgenres

Part One: High and Low Fantasy

 
Michael J. Sullivan on why he is jumping from Fantasy to Sci-Fi
 

My Jump from Fantasy to Sci-Fi

Guest Post by Michael J. Sullivan

 

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Historical Research with Miles Cameron and Anthony Ryan

Historical Research with Miles Cameron and Anthony Ryan 

The fantasy genre has always been happily aware of its deep connection to history. Pull a book at random from the fantasy section of your bookstore and you’re sure to find something that jogs your high school memories of Scandinavian Vikings (The Blade Itself), the Napoleonic Wars (The Thousand Names), The Wars of the Roses […]

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Brandon Sanderson Stormlight Interview

Brandon Sanderson Stormlight Interview 

A couple of weeks back our good friends at Gollancz got in contact and asked if we’d like to interview one of our favourite authors, Brandon Sanderson. Of course, we said ‘YES!’, but because Brandon is busy we knew we’d only have a very limited amount of questions we’d be able to ask, so we […]

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Jennifer Williams Interview

Jennifer Williams Interview 

Today we have the pleasure of speaking with Jennifer Williams, author of the debut novel The Copper Promise. Jennifer originally self-published the first part of her story as a novella and then had the full length novel picked up by Headline. If you missed it, you can read Fantasy-Faction’s review of The Copper Promise here, […]

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Daniel Polansky Interview

Daniel Polansky Interview 

With the publication of She Who Waits in 2013, Daniel Polansky completed one of the most captivating debut trilogies to come along in years. Equal parts fantasy, noir and revenge, the tale of The Warden and Low Town built to an astonishing crescendo that left readers and critics alike singing the author’s praises. Over the […]

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Joanne Harris Interview

Joanne Harris Interview 

February 12th 2014 sees the release of one of the most unique, fun and wondrous fantasy novels set to be released this year, The Gospel of Loki by Joanne Harris. The novel is a brilliant first-person narrative of the rise and fall of the Norse gods – retold from the point of view of the […]

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Myke Cole Interview At The Library Of Congress

Myke Cole Interview At The Library Of Congress 

As part of his promotional efforts for his latest novel, Breach Zone, Myke Cole spoke recently at the Library of Congress as part of the “What If Science Fiction and Fantasy Forum”. Among many other topics, he spoke about how his books were a combination of working inside the military bureaucracy, asking “What if” questions, […]

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Sarah Pinborough Interview

Sarah Pinborough Interview 

Last month I reviewed The Language of Dying by Sarah Pinborough. Today we have the privilege of talking to the author herself about the book, its inspiration, and what other projects she will be putting out in the near future. So without further ado, onto the interview! I guess all interviews have to start with that […]

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Richard A. Knaak Interview

Richard A. Knaak Interview 

Richard A. Knaak is an author who has achieved just about everything you could hope for as a writer of Fantasy. Over the course of his career – that extends over a quarter of a century, by the way – he has had a written within the renowned and much loved worlds of Conan and […]

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Trudi Canavan Interview

Trudi Canavan Interview 

Today we have the pleasure of speaking with best-selling Australian writer, Trudi Canavan, author of The Black Magician Trilogy, The Magician’s Apprentice, The Traitor Spy Trilogy, and The Age of the Five Trilogy. Her newest book from her new Millennium’s Rule Trilogy, Thieves’ Magic, came in at #5 on our Top 25 Most Anticipated Books […]

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Anthony Ryan Audio Interview

Anthony Ryan Audio Interview 

Anthony Ryan is the author of the Raven’s Shadow Trilogy and Slab City Blues series. His debut, Blood Song, was one of the most successful self-published fantasy novels and caught the attention of Penguin, who acquired the rights in 2012. This interview is spoiler-free and runs 28 minutes, covering, among other things, Anthony Ryan’s lifelong […]

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Nnedi Okorafor Interview

Nnedi Okorafor Interview 

Acclaimed author Nnedi Okorafor was kind enough take some time to answer some questions for us about her books and worldbuilding. Her stories are a panorama of rich imagery and the whole dynamic range of emotions intermeshed with delightfully twisty plots. As I am good at writing none of these things, I thought it would […]

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Stefan Bachmann Interview

Stefan Bachmann Interview 

Last month I reviewed the outstanding debut steampunk-fantasy novel The Peculiar. After gushing in embarrassing fashion to its author, Stefan Bachmann, about how much I loved it, he was kind enough to agree to an interview! You started writing The Peculiar when you were 16. What do you remember of that day? What was it […]

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