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Re: Fantasy Hive
« Reply #15 on: December 04, 2017, 05:12:13 AM »
As stated from the writers perspective and from preventing things stagnating a new site is always more than welcome. I can think of half a dozen that have shut down in the time I have been at FF.
 Personally I am stuck in my ways, don't do social media and have no desire to spend my time elsewhere. I don't do reddit and while I may pop by the Hive front page I only skim the front page at FF and it would need to be compelling to get my attention. My time is spent on the forums not the articles.
On brief acquaintance and from her work Ms. Hughes seems competent, clever and capable and I would wish her all the best for the Hive and the future.

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Re: Fantasy Hive
« Reply #16 on: December 04, 2017, 08:10:12 AM »

I'd say the more the merrier-- but it is nice when niche's don't overlap 100%. Will her site have a specific identity beyond just fantasy?

One day I want to have my blog NerdEmpire up and running--  I'm thinking of a more general nerd-interest magazine with 1-3 articles up per month.  Like interviews with concept artists, a place for my short stories here and there, and hopefully tons of guest posts from friends :) (if anyone wants to write about some random nerdiness! Maybe I can talk Teb into writing about VR, I want to write something about nerds getting bullied, stuff like that)


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Re: Fantasy Hive
« Reply #17 on: December 12, 2017, 02:35:40 PM »
When I started F-F there weren't any Fantasy communities around. In fact, it was my frustration that only Sci-Fi based forums, etc existed that pushed me to create the site (remember that this was a time before Facebook Groups, Goodreads and Reddit).

I think it's cool that there are more Fantasy communities now than there were back then and welcome more. Fantasy-Faction isn't as big as it once was (my fault due to having other stuff going on in my life), but we've an amazingly loyal and brilliant community and it's not the size of it or exclusivity that causes that (thankfully).

I'll miss Laura who will leave us, but at the same time she is setting off on her own journey with other people I'm very fond of and I know how exciting that is (and also how scary!). I wish her (and all of them) luck :D In terms of any hard feelings: Laura and I met up in person recently, plan to again soon and speak regularly online. We're friends and always will be ;)

Finally.... Fantasy Hive have said they won't have a Facebook Group/Forum, so you won't need to worry too much about the crossover on that side of things. Fantasy-Faction's articles aren't as regular as they once were, but we'll keep putting things out and we'll keep our social channels open and we'll perhaps surprise you with some new kinds of content early next year too.
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Re: Fantasy Hive
« Reply #18 on: December 12, 2017, 02:46:26 PM »
P.S. Love you all. Grateful for all you do to keep this site's heart beating. Merry Christmas :)
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Re: Fantasy Hive
« Reply #19 on: December 13, 2017, 09:54:30 AM »
P.S. Love you all. Grateful for all you do to keep this site's heart beating. Merry Christmas :)

@Overlord I think your content is great, there's plenty of it, it's well paced and in complete honesty I think this forum is the best place on the internet-- at a time where the internet can be a scary place full of trolls and their hapless victims.   

You've built a really wonderful community here and I think you deserve credit for having done something incredibly special.  Thank you and Merry Christmas back at you.

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Re: Fantasy Hive
« Reply #20 on: January 01, 2018, 10:37:19 AM »
It seems our @tebakutis is part of it too (just checking the team list) ;D
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Re: Fantasy Hive
« Reply #21 on: January 01, 2018, 12:00:29 PM »
Looks packed , so many staff

I've read a bit of the article's over there (Malazan)
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Re: Fantasy Hive
« Reply #22 on: January 01, 2018, 12:05:15 PM »

Finally.... Fantasy Hive have said they won't have a Facebook Group/Forum, so you won't need to worry too much about the crossover on that side of things. Fantasy-Faction's articles aren't as regular as they once were, but we'll keep putting things out and we'll keep our social channels open and we'll perhaps surprise you with some new kinds of content early next year too.

Looks like there have got facebook, good luck to both and all fantasy site's out there.

https://fantasy-hive.co.uk/2018/01/happy-new-year-and-welcome-to-the-fantasy-hive/

Great to have a new site for fantasy  :)
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Re: Fantasy Hive
« Reply #23 on: January 01, 2018, 06:39:33 PM »
It seems our @tebakutis is part of it too (just checking the team list) ;D

Yes! Thus far I'm writing articles about VR and such, but hope to branch out into other stuff too. Either way I'm stoked to be involved, but plan to be around these forums for a long, long time. :)