Hell: An Exploration
 

Hell: An Exploration

Article

 
The Gods of Men by Barbara Kloss – SPFBO #4 Finals Review
 

The Gods of Men

SPFBO #4 Finals Review

 
Fantasy-Faction Game of Thrones Discussion: Season 8, Episode 1
 

FF Game of Thrones Discussion

Season 8, Episode 1

 

Browsing all articles tagged with food.

Thinking About Food In Fantasy

Thinking About Food In Fantasy 

Food is an essential part of life, but it’s also so much more than just sustenance – food is power and politics, culture and setting, pleasure and identity. Food will give readers clues about the society and era they are reading about, and food can draw them closer to the characters, too. Food is a […]

Continue reading...

Worldbuilding: Food For The People

Worldbuilding: Food For The People 

We all need food to live. Even in fiction, food plays a part in most stories, whether it is a simple supper at a boarding house or a grand wedding or coronation feast. In fantasy settings, most of the time it doesn’t matter where the food comes from or how it was prepared. What does […]

Continue reading...

Writing Food

Writing Food 

Everybody eats. And in many cases, eating scenes can be a great way to liven up your fiction. It’s easy to write a conversation that becomes nothing more than a wall of text if your characters are just standing or sitting somewhere, doing nothing. In reality, very few people are ‘doing nothing’ during a conversation, […]

Continue reading...

A Feast of Ice and Fire by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Sariann Lehrer

A Feast of Ice and Fire by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Sariann Lehrer
5

Having spotted this on the Inn at the Crossroads blog, I was utterly intrigued and decided I simply had to add it to my reviews list. Firstly because it was being published by Random House, and not by Harper who publish A Song of Ice and Fire, and I was curious about why, and secondly […]

Continue reading...

The Mythical Hamburger: Food and Flavor in Fantasy

The Mythical Hamburger: Food and Flavor in Fantasy 

Food in fantasy is not always something we think about as we’re reading, though, in my opinion, we should be. Food can be an important plot device, an interesting way of explaining your world’s culture, or merely texture, but it is not something that should be overlooked. Take, for example, Tolkien’s elven bread lembas; a […]

Continue reading...