Miles Cameron Interview – The Fall of Dragons
 

Miles Cameron

Interview - The Fall of Dragons

 
The Ten Strangest Races in Fantasy Literature
 

10 Strange Races in Fantasy

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Don’t Show, Don’t Tell – Guest Blog by K. C. Alexander
 

Don’t Show, Don’t Tell

Guest Blog by K. C. Alexander

 

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Tough Travels: Dragons

Tough Travels: Dragons 

At the start of every month, Fantasy-Faction will lead you (yes, YOU!) on a tour of the fantasy genre. From high to low, from classics to new releases, from epic to urban; each month, we will guide you in search of a different trope, theme or cliché. Lest we become lost, we’ll be referring to […]

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Tough Travels: Strongholds

Tough Travels: Strongholds 

At the start of every month, Fantasy-Faction will lead you (yes, YOU!) on a tour of the fantasy genre. From high to low, from classics to new releases, from epic to urban; each month, we will guide you in search of a different trope, theme or cliché. Lest we become lost, we’ll be referring to […]

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Monthly Short Story Winner: Fanfic

Monthly Short Story Winner: Fanfic 

This is the third year we’ve done Fanfic February (wow, time is fleeting…). The first year you could write whatever you wanted, last year I limited the books you could choose from. And this year I want you to write a fight scene between two characters (or groups of main characters) from different authors. FitzChivalry […]

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A Guide to Banking in Fantasyland

A Guide to Banking in Fantasyland 

This article may contain mild spoilers – though not what I would consider story-breaking spoilers – for The Folding Knife by K.J. Parker, Making Money by Terry Pratchett and Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie. These are tough times, and everyone needs a little help with the big decisions. Not sure which bank to choose? […]

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Expecto Patronum Named Best Harry Potter Spell

Expecto Patronum Named Best Harry Potter Spell 

What!? You didn’t know that it was Harry Potter Book Night last night? You didn’t make it to one of the 10,500+ parties scattered across the UK? Missed out on the Butterbeer, cake and various wizarding activities? Well, as part of the celebrations, Bloomsbury Books invited readers to use Social Media to vote on their favourite spell from […]

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Bloomsbury Reveal First ‘Harry’ image for upcoming Harry Potter Illustrated Edition Re-Releases…

Bloomsbury Reveal First ‘Harry’ image for upcoming Harry Potter Illustrated Edition Re-Releases… 

Bloomsbury Books have revealed the first picture of their ‘new’ Harry Potter. Unlike some of the other images they’ve released that will feature in the upcoming Illustrated Editions of the Harry Potter books, this image by Jim Kay can’t be called a complete reimagining. It certainly looks and feels very similar to the artwork in/on […]

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Harry Potter gets a new look in upcoming ‘Deluxe’ Editions

Harry Potter gets a new look in upcoming ‘Deluxe’ Editions 

Bloomsbury Publishing has revealed a new look for Harry Potter and his wizarding world. They come with the announcement that the publishing firm are working on a new deluxe hardback edition of the book that will be loaded with 110 full-colour illustrations and a unique cover done by renowned artist, Jim Kay (a Kate Greenaway […]

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All 7 Harry Potter ‘Children’s Edition’ Covers Released

All 7 Harry Potter ‘Children’s Edition’ Covers Released 

Regular readers of Fantasy-Faction will be fully aware that Bloomsbury plan to re-release new editions of Harry Potter later this year. Essentially, the publisher are putting together what they call ‘Children’s Editions’ of the books that are editions that adults and older siblings can give to a new generation of readers. The slogan for this […]

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Harry Potter surfaces after 7 years M.I.A.

Harry Potter surfaces after 7 years M.I.A. 

We haven’t seen Harry Potter for seven years – when he was waving goodbye to his children as they boarded the Hogwarts train at the end of The Deathly Hallows. But, this month, fans are to receive an update on the world’s most famous wizard. In an original piece of writing for the Pottermore website, […]

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New Harry Potter Children’s Edition ‘The Chamber of Secrets’ Cover

As part of Bloomsbury’s rereleasing of the Harry Potter books with the slogan ‘IT’S TIME TO PASS THE MAGIC ON…’, the publishing giants have just revealed their latest new ‘children’s jacket’ – this time for The Chamber of Secrets. The cover has been illustrated by award-winning artist Jonny Duddle and depicts Harry’s battle with the […]

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Harry Potter Movie Spin-Off is a Trilogy!

Last year we reported that J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was being made into a film. Although we had expectations that it would be more than one movie, it wasn’t confirmed, so we were delighted when Kevin Tsujihara, C.E.O. of Warner Bros, told The New York Times earlier this week that […]

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New Harry Potter Covers for New Generation

It seems that reissuing books with new covers is all the rage right now… Just a few weeks ago we reported that Robin Hobb was getting some cool new covers for her original Farseer Trilogy and that George R.R. Martin was getting some travel-guide looking covers for those who didn’t want to hold a book […]

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