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Gemmell Winners & Social Media Reactions!

Gemmell Winners & Social Media Reactions! 

Just a quick post this morning to let you all know who the winners of the David Gemmell Legend Awards are and provide you with a quick snap shot of their individual social media reactions. Mark Lawrence took the Best Novel Award for the second time for The Liar’s Key! Jason Chan took the Best Cover Art […]

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Don Drake to return…

Don Drake to return… 

Our very good friends at Angry Robot Books have treated us, this weekend, to the news that they’ve signed and confirmed the third book in Peter McLean’s Burned Man series*, Damnation. They’ve even got a synopsis ready (to prove it’s a real thing… check it out): Shambolic demon-hunting hitman Don Drake is teetering on the edge of […]

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Gollancz have gone mad!

Gollancz have gone mad! 

Just a very quick post to let you know that a ton of titles from Gollancz (including some new, highly-anticipated ones) are just 99p on the Kindle here in the UK to celebrate the upcoming GollanczFest. Authors such as Abercrombie, Pinborough, Lynch, Harris, Sykes, Rothfuss, de Bodard, Sanderson, Cameron, Aaronovitch and so many more are […]

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The Heart of Stone by Ben Galley – Cover Art Reveal

The Heart of Stone by Ben Galley – Cover Art Reveal 

Here on Fantasy-Faction we are fans of both cool cover art and cool authors. Today we are lucky to have a little of both! Our once contributor, now successful self-published author, Ben Galley, has a new novel coming out next spring and its cover is AMAZING! But before we show you the pretties, let’s get […]

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2016 Hugo Award Winners

2016 Hugo Award Winners 

Tonight the winners of the 2016 Hugo Awards were announced, along with the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Congratulations to all the winners! And if you are interested in how close the race was this year, you can check out the voting stats here. Best Novel Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie (Orbit) […]

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Confirmation The Thorn Of Emberlain is delayed

Confirmation The Thorn Of Emberlain is delayed 

Over the past few weeks, we’d been hearing a few whispers from our friends in publishing that Scott Lynch’s The Thorn Of Emberlain probably wouldn’t make the September 2016 release date. A few members of our Facebook Group picked up on these rumours too and expressed their disappointment, but understanding towards Scott’s real life issues. Phil, for […]

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The Jim Henson Company Making a Wee Free Men Movie!

The Jim Henson Company Making a Wee Free Men Movie! 

If you’ve been patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for the next Discworld book to hit the big screen, then your wait is over! The Jim Henson Company, creators of some of the best fantasy movies ever, The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, MirrorMask and more, have joined up with Narrativia, Sir Terry Pratchett’s production company, to […]

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New Warhammer 40K Comic Announced

New Warhammer 40K Comic Announced 

Titan Comics and Games Workshop have announced their selected creative team of writer George Mann (Dark Souls, Warhammer Black Library, Eighth Doctor) and artists Tazio Bettin (Independence Day, Sally of the Wasteland) and Enrica Eren Angioliniwhjo who will kick-off the highly anticipated new Warhammer 40,000 comic series this October. Many Fantasy-Factioners will be familiar with the popular tabletop game that is now in its seventh edition and […]

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David Gemmell Legend Awards: Short List

David Gemmell Legend Awards: Short List 

It’s that time of year again… The shortlists for 2016’s Gemmell Awards have been announced and voting will open at midday (GMT) today (Friday 8th July). Great to see so many of Fantasy-Faction Community’s favourites in the lists. Check them out: Legend Award (best novel) The Dread Wyrm by Miles Cameron (Gollancz) Son of the Black Sword by Larry […]

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13 more hours of Game of Thrones….

13 more hours of Game of Thrones…. 

The countdown has begun… Game of Thrones show creator David Benioff has told the world: “It’s two more seasons we’re talking about[.] From pretty close to the beginning, we talked about doing this in 70-75 hours, and that’s what we’ll end up with. Call it 73 for now.” We’ve already had 60 hours, so this means that […]

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2016 Locus Award Winners Announced!

2016 Locus Award Winners Announced! 

Yesterday the Locus Science Fiction Foundation announced the winners of the 2016 Locus Awards during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle, WA. The awards are chosen by a survey of readers in an open online poll that runs from February 1 to April 15 each year. This year the ballots contained an amazing group of […]

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British Fantasy Awards 2016 Short List – And We’re On It!

British Fantasy Awards 2016 Short List – And We’re On It! 

Hello everyone! I am super excited to announce that Fantasy-Faction has once again been nominated for the British Fantasy Award for Best Non-Fiction! That in and of itself would be amazing, but check out all the awesomeness on this list! We are sharing space with some very very talented people! Marc and I would like […]

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