Tales of the Thief-City by Gareth Lewis – SPFBO #6 Semi-Finals Review
 

Tales of the Thief-City

SPFBO #6 Semi-Finals Review

 
The Stone Knife by Anna Stephens – Exclusive Excerpt!
 

The Stone Knife by Anna Stephens

Exclusive Excerpt

 
Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off #6: The Fifth Five Fall + Our Picks for Semi-Finalists
 

Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off #6

Fifth Five Fall + Picks for Semi-Finalists

 

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SFF Books by Authors of Color: An Incomplete List of Suggestions

SFF Books by Authors of Color: An Incomplete List of Suggestions 

People who know me know I love making book lists. And here is one full of fantasy and science fiction authors of color! When we started lockdown here in Germany, I couldn’t go to work for a couple of weeks, so I had a lot of time on my hands! And so, I started a […]

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Recommendations for SFF Authors of Various Identities

Recommendations for SFF Authors of Various Identities 

Today’s society claims to be “woke” when it comes to the need for diversity, except we all know that isn’t true. The prejudice and bigotry presented on the news and in other media continues to reflect similar issues seen within the publishing industry. While movies and television have made visual strides to present more diverse […]

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Breaking the Glass Slipper: Podcast Celebrating Women in Genre

Breaking the Glass Slipper: Podcast Celebrating Women in Genre 

This month, I’d like to officially introduce Fantasy-Faction readers to Breaking the Glass Slipper. The brainchild of Megan Leigh over at Pop Verse, it’s a bi-monthly podcast focusing on women in genre. Charlotte Bond and I join Megan as co-hosts. Our aim is straightforward: we want to get people talking about women, be they authors, […]

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Diverse Fantasy Is Better Fantasy

Diverse Fantasy Is Better Fantasy 

I recently I submitted a story to my writing group for critique. It was a secondary-world fantasy set in a pre-industrial port city. Of all the comments I received, the one that stuck with me complained that it was unrealistic that the people of my world didn’t have a problem with my lesbian protagonist and […]

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Women Dominate Graphic Novels in 2015

Women Dominate Graphic Novels in 2015 

Looking at the Goodreads Choice Awards for 2015, of the top 8 Graphic Novels, 7 of them have women on their covers. It’s also worth noting that Attack on Titan, which is the the eighth cover that does display a male, actually stars the incredibly strong willed, skilled and determined woman – said to be as deadly as one hundred soldiers by […]

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