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Strange the Dreamer

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David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy: Morningstar Award
 

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Browsing all articles tagged with 2016.

The Gemmell Awards for Fantasy: Shortlist 2017

The Gemmell Awards for Fantasy: Shortlist 2017 

Voting on the shortlists closes on Friday 2nd June. Cast your votes on the David Gemmell Awards official website HERE. The awards will be presented on the 15th July 2017, at the Edge-Lit 6 event in Derby. Be there or be…not there? Elsewhere? Somewhere? Blood has been spilled. Blades have been dulled. Bones have been […]

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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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BristolCon 2016 – Convention Review

BristolCon 2016 – Convention Review 

I went to Bristol. I’ve been before and usually get lost in the one way system. SatNav is no help, not for me and I speak as Geography graduate with many years’ experience at getting lost. More importantly, I went to BristolCon that the weekend. This is a small (ish) and friendly (very) convention held […]

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SPFBO: Positivity & Professionalism in Self-Publishing

SPFBO: Positivity & Professionalism in Self-Publishing 

Unless you’ve been living on Mars with Matt Damon, you’ll know that Fantasy-Faction is one of ten blogs participating in the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO). Created and hosted by Mark Lawrence, the SPFBO is a contest that aims at increasing the discoverability of talented self-published fantasy authors. In March, more than 300 authors submitted manuscripts […]

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Surviving NaNoWriMo 2016

Surviving NaNoWriMo 2016 

Ah, National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo for short (or NaNo for shorter)). We meet again. For the…I don’t even know. How many times is it now? Five? Six? It’s hard to keep track after a while. Fortunately, NaNo is not my enemy. It’s something that I have willingly done every year for a while […]

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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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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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Small Press Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: April 2016 Edition

Small Press Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: April 2016 Edition 

Welcome to the second edition of the Small Press version of Fantasy-Faction’s popular ON OUR RADAR feature. This is the post in which we show readers all the Small Press books they should be looking out for during the course of the coming month. Savvy readers will notice this post is running a little bit […]

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Small Press Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: March 2016 Edition

Small Press Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: March 2016 Edition 

For the past three months, Fantasy-Faction has been running a very popular ‘on our radar’ post. In this post we show readers which books they should be looking forward to for the coming month. Due to demand through Twitter, Facebook and Reddit we’ve decided to run a Small Press version of this post. If there […]

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Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: March 2016 Edition

Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: March 2016 Edition 

Here we are then… It’s another ‘On Our Radar’ post, this time covering the month of March! Because, our to-be-read lists are never quite long enough, right? This month we’ve included all the titles that have us excited or that we’ve seen and thought readers would find interesting. We’ve probably not included ‘every’ big fantasy […]

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Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: February 2016 Edition

Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: February 2016 Edition 

Welcome to the second edition of ‘On Our Radar’, your guide to Fantasy titles being release in the month ahead. Looking at the quality of titles this month, doesn’t it make you a little sad that it’s pretty much impossible to read everything being released these days? I guess it’s all about choosing what you pickup carefully […]

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Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: January 2016 Edition

Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: January 2016 Edition 

From January 2016 we will be running a monthly feature called ‘On Our Radar‘. The aim of this post will be to show you the Fantasy titles that we are looking out for and remind you what’s hitting shelves over the course of the coming month (a couple of Sci-Fi titles may slip on there […]

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