The Origins of Halloween and its Traditions
 

Origins of Halloween

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Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off #6: Our Round One Winner
 

Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off #6

Our Round One Winner

 
Where Shadows Lie by Allegra Pescatore – SPFBO #6 Semi-Finals Review
 

Where Shadows Lie

SPFBO #6 Semi-Finals Review

 

Browsing all articles tagged with Marc Aplin.

Fantasy-Faction Turns Five!

Fantasy-Faction Turns Five! 

Fantasy-Faction began as Marc Aplin’s way to geek out about the fantasy books he’d discovered way back in 2010. His first adventure into the world of fantasy was The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks. He could not believe that a book could put you through so many emotional states and have you care so […]

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Overlord on SFSignal’s MIND MELD: What’s “Wrong” with Epic Fantasy?

Overlord on SFSignal’s MIND MELD: What’s “Wrong” with Epic Fantasy? 

A couple of days ago, SFSignal e-mailed me to ask whether I’d be willing to lend my voice and thoughts to the opinion that ‘something is wrong with epic fantasy‘. This all came about following a podcast, where one of SFSignal’s podcasters, Sarah, said: ‘I think a lot of the problem with epic fantasy, especially […]

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Marc Aplin and Paul Wiseall Interviews

Marc Aplin and Paul Wiseall Interviews 

WARNING: This is a post reflecting on Fantasy-Faction and how the three editors have been brought together to run this site. The interviews will follow my rambling – please feel free to skip it… You know, I never thought I’d be a person worth interviewing and, I’ll be both harsh and honest here and say […]

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Fantasy-Faction Milestone

Fantasy-Faction Milestone 

So, initially this started out as a forum private message to a blogger who asked: “How did Fantasy-Faction get so big?” I started typing, but in the end I decided to put it on the main page as I think that ‘you’, yes ‘you’, the person reading this piece right now deserves to know how […]

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Interview with Marc Aplin (Overlord of Fantasy-Faction)

Interview with Marc Aplin (Overlord of Fantasy-Faction) 

We have a rather strange interview for you today: an interview with a blogger carried out by an author. I know! It doesn’t compute, right? Something feels a little strange about that. Well, you have Mark Lawrence to blame, because, he has created a new blog series called ‘turning the tables’ where he approaches bloggers […]

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