Worlds Within Worlds – Part One: Writing a Good Game into a Good Book
 

Worlds Within Worlds

Part One: Writing Games in Your Book

 
The Heart of What Was Lost by Tad Williams
 

The Heart of What Was Lost

Review

 
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword – Movie Review
 

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Movie Review

 

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Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2017: Publishers’ Choice

Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2017: Publishers’ Choice 

We like to think we know a lot about Fantasy here at Fantasy-Faction. However, our knowledge and foresight lacks in comparison to the hugely experienced, highly intelligent Editors who sit behind the desks of the Fantasy Departments of big Publishing Houses. For that reason, each and every year we hand Fantasy-Faction over to them for a day, […]

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Fantasy-Faction’s Best Fantasy Books of 2016

Fantasy-Faction’s Best Fantasy Books of 2016 

2016 was a great year for fans of Fantasy fiction, my friends! The burden of choice weighed heavily on us and we’ll be catching up on 2016 titles for years to come. It says a lot about the authors writing today, the joyous direction that readers have pushed the genre in and the people working behind […]

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New Gas-Lit Empire Series & Give Away!

New Gas-Lit Empire Series & Give Away! 

Many Fantasy-Faction readers would have heard about Rod Duncan’s Gas-Lit Empire series. The first novel, The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter, was shortlisted for the Phillip K. Dick award back in 2014. For those unfamiliar, Duncan’s novels are fast-paced and set within a steampunky alternative history. The new series will be entitled ‘The Map of Unknown Things’ and […]

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Cover Reveal For ‘Among The Fallen’

Cover Reveal For ‘Among The Fallen’ 

If you like religion, questing, powerful magic and dragons in your fantasy, then you really should have checked out the Godserfs series by now. The series is by N S Dolkart and the first book featured five refugees and a sinister wizard who awaken a dragon and defy the gods. Yep, not the kind of […]

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RIP Carrie Fisher

RIP Carrie Fisher 

Fantasy-Faction is very sorry to hear of the passing of Carrie Fisher, the actress known globally for her role as Princess Leia Organa in the Star Wars movies. Carrie Fisher suffered a heart attack during a flight to Los Angeles from London on Friday and had been in an American hospital since. The news will […]

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Does Patrick Rothfuss Hate His Fans?

Does Patrick Rothfuss Hate His Fans? 

Not too long ago, Patrick Rothfuss wrote this: Just when I was growing fairly certain my readers were clever people who actually have the ability to read and comprehend text, a brave contingent of souls rush boldly forward with comments, eager to prove me wrong…. The vast majority of you: Thanks for being a delightfully […]

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Red Sister by Mark Lawrence – US Cover Reveal

Red Sister by Mark Lawrence – US Cover Reveal 

When Fantasy-Faction started out it was just a tiny review site with a forum full of readers and writers with too much free time on their hands. One of the writers who would hang out and chat fantasy with us was Mark Lawrence. We watched as his career took off and followed him fondly from […]

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Fantasy-Faction Convention Survey

Fantasy-Faction Convention Survey 

Fantasy-Faction is holding a convention in 2017. Please, please help us plan it by filling out the survey below 🙂

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Veiled Intentions by Michael R. Miller – Cover Reveal

Veiled Intentions by Michael R. Miller – Cover Reveal 

Today we are lucky enough to be hosting the cover reveal for Michael R. Miller’s next novel, Veiled Intentions, second book in The Dragon’s Blade series. If the author’s name and series title sounds familiar to you, there is a good reason. The first book in Miller’s series, The Reborn King, is was the winner […]

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Hunger Makes The Wolf Book Announcement & Cover Reveal

Hunger Makes The Wolf Book Announcement & Cover Reveal 

We’ve heard some great news from Angry Robot today… They’ve picked up another author for their already hugely impressive list, Alex Wells. Rumour has it that Alex Wells is a pseudonym, but we couldn’t possibly confirm or deny. The book Angry Robot have snapped up from Alex is described as a cross between Dune and Sons […]

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Brent Weeks Interview 2016

Brent Weeks Interview 2016 

Having met Brent Weeks and chatted with him a few times via e-mail, I can tell you that he is one of the nicest guys out there. Yes, he tortures us with his damned cliff hangers – which are not cliff hangers, as the interview explains – and he puts even the toughest, most loved characters through […]

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The Warded Man to become a movie?

The Warded Man to become a movie? 

Well, we all know books being ‘optioned’ doesn’t mean they are actually going to become movies anytime soon, but every time it happens we get a little bit excited. Last night, Peter V. Brett threw out the following Tweet: Following the link, Variety report that Spike Seldin and Hans Futterman’s New Harlem Partnership banner has acquired movie rights […]

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