The Angel of the Crows by Katherine Addison
 

The Angel of the Crows

Review

 
Black Stone Heart by Michael R. Fletcher – SPFBO #6 Finals Review
 

Black Stone Heart

SPFBO #6 Finals Review

 
A Wind from the Wilderness by Suzannah Rowntree – SPFBO #6 Finals Review
 

A Wind from the Wilderness

SPFBO #6 Finals Review

 

Holiday Microfiction: “Bad Call” by Richard Marpole

Holiday Microfiction: “Bad Call” by Richard Marpole 

Today, we have a second (longer) piece of microfiction from Richard Marpole: “Bad Call”. “Bad Call” by Richard Marpole The call was impossible, surely a glitch. I was walking to work through the chilly morning light, kicking up autumn leaves with my sensible shoes. Middle age was wrapping its flabby arms around me; my doctor […]

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Being a Panelist in a Virtual World

Being a Panelist in a Virtual World 

As you know, over the summer I attended some amazing virtual literary events—like TorCon2020 and Comic-Con@Home—and I waxed poetic about how amazing those two events were and how great it was that I, a geek who lives in the Land of the Midnight Sun also known as Alaska, could attend these two powerhouses of literary […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “The Clockwork Bee” by Kellie Doherty

Holiday Microfiction: “The Clockwork Bee” by Kellie Doherty 

Today, we have Kellie Doherty and “The Clockwork Bee”. “The Clockwork Bee” by Kellie Doherty Gylvonna sat on her bunk, trying her best to ignore the frost that rimed the porthole next to her and the way her arms trembled even under the thick woolen blanket. Her breath seemed to freeze in air. She rubbed […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “Christmas Pudding” by L. A. Young

Holiday Microfiction: “Christmas Pudding” by L. A. Young 

Today, we have L. A. Young and “Christmas Pudding”. – – – “Christmas Pudding” by L. A. Young The scents of sugar, cloves, and ginger permeated the house. The cake, brown and stiff, was removed from the oven and placed on the counter to cool. The young man took off his oven mitts and admired […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story” by S. H. Paulus

Holiday Microfiction: “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story” by S. H. Paulus 

Today, we have S. H. Paulus and “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story”. – – – “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story” by S. H. Paulus Soth was terrified she would have to bury her son on Christmas Day. It began with him complaining his throat was sore. Then […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “Scientific Romances” by Richard Marpole

Holiday Microfiction: “Scientific Romances” by Richard Marpole 

Happy December everyone! It’s been a long year, but we finally made it to the end of 2020! To celebrate the holiday season the staff at Fantasy-Faction have prepared a little treat! Every Monday and Friday for the rest of the month, we will feature a piece of microfiction from one of our contributors. To […]

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Jeff Wheeler – Livestream Interview

Jeff Wheeler – Livestream Interview 

On Friday December 4th, we are doing a livestream interview with 47North author Jeff Wheeler at 2pm EST in our Facebook Group! Wheeler is the author of the popular Kingfountain, Muirwood, Harbinger, Whispers from Mirrowen, and The Grave Kingdom series. Direct link to the chat will be posted when it goes live and will be […]

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Fantasy-Faction Turns 10! Help Us Spread the Love of Reading!

Fantasy-Faction Turns 10! Help Us Spread the Love of Reading! 

Happy December Factioners! Last month Fantasy-Faction turned 10! That’s right, ten years ago Marc Aplin founded our main site. 5 years later we started our Facebook group and we’ve been sharing the love of fantasy together ever since! To celebrate our decade of fantasy, we would like to give back and spread our love of […]

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The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton 

I never enjoy describing things with, “It’s like X meets Y!” since I always felt it was a rather lazy way to describe something. No one says, “Hamsters are like if Rats met Gerbils!” or “Oranges are like if Apples met A Different Color!” (At least, I hope no one has ever said that.) Yet […]

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Scott H. Andrews Interview – Beneath Ceaseless Skies

Scott H. Andrews Interview – Beneath Ceaseless Skies 

Today we’re delighted to bring you an interview with Scott H. Andrews, editor for the World Fantasy Award winning magazine Beneath Ceaseless Skies.

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Flame Riders by Sean Grigsby – Cover Reveal

Flame Riders by Sean Grigsby – Cover Reveal 

In the final instalment of the Smoke Eaters series, the New United States Army has taken over and America has devolved into a full-on dragon apocalypse.

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Twilight of the Gods by Scott Oden

Twilight of the Gods by Scott Oden 

The climax of Twilight of the Gods begins on a misty morning with characters as blind to their fate as the gods they fight for, and against. The mist hides surprises not only for the combatants but for all fans of Grimnir, Oden’s immortal orcish antihero, whom we first meet in A Gathering of Ravens. […]

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