A Fantasy Geek’s Guide to YouTube: Vampires
 

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Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant
 

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On Planning My First Solo Author Event
 

Planning My First Solo Author Event

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Browsing all articles tagged with Marc Turner.

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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Evil is a Matter of Perspective: An Anthology of Antagonists

Evil is a Matter of Perspective: An Anthology of Antagonists 

In 2016 Grimdark Magazine successfully ran a Kickstarter to pull together Evil is a Matter of Perspective: An Anthology of Antagonists. It’s full of authors Fantasy Faction readers will love and the public release paperback is dropping on the 16th of June. The full list of authors is impressive, featuring R. Scott Bakker, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Michael R. […]

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Putting Fantasy On The Map

Putting Fantasy On The Map 

A while ago, I came across a wonderful spoof map of the fantasy land of Clichéa. For those who haven’t seen it before, you can find it below (click the picture to see a larger version). It features all the places that no self-respecting fantasy world would be without, from the Northern Shire (the Village […]

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Marc Turner Interview

Marc Turner Interview 

Here at Fantasy-Faction we’re stupendously excited to host Marc Turner, author of the epic fantasy series The Chronicles of the Exile. It’s no secret that we have a soft spot for this series. After all, it wasn’t too long ago when the Overlord himself expounded on the awesomeness of book two, Dragon Hunters. And it […]

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Red Tide by Marc Turner

Red Tide by Marc Turner
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“What was she thinking? This couldn’t be murder; this was war. Killing wasn’t murder if you stole the victim’s country while you were at it.” Marc Turner is without doubt one of the most talented fantasy authors to have debuted in recent years. His latest offering, Red Tide, is the thrilling third chapter in the […]

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Cover Reveal of Red Tide by Marc Turner

Cover Reveal of Red Tide by Marc Turner 

Over the last year or so, Marc Turner has proven himself as an author capable of writing fantastic novels within a variety of fantasy sub-genres. Whether it is the Malayan-Style epic he wrote with When The Heavens Fall or the gritty, nautical adventure that was Dragon Hunters, he has kept us thoroughly entertained. Naturally then, the […]

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Dragon Hunters by Marc Turner

Dragon Hunters by Marc Turner
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The first book in Marc Turner’s Chronicles of Exile series, When The Heavens Fall, got an array of positive reviews when it was released in 2015. We found it to be a Malazan style epic with nods to the fantasy of days gone by. Although this hit the spot for readers who like the big, sprawling epics being […]

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When Does Magic Stop Being Magical?

When Does Magic Stop Being Magical? 

Many years ago, I did a bit of role-playing. I played various characters in that time, but my favourite one – and the one I advanced to the highest level – was a mage. I remember a particular game when my party was planning to go treasure hunting in a trap-infested dungeon. As you do. […]

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Dragon Hunters Cover Reveal & Notes from Marc Turner

Dragon Hunters Cover Reveal & Notes from Marc Turner 

We here at Fantasy-Faction are delighted to be revealing the cover of the latest Chronicles of the Exile novel by Marc Turner today. When I was first invited to do the cover reveal for the novel called  ‘Dragon Hunters’ I was of course hoping for some kind of badass Dragon to be involved… and I certainly wasn’t disappointed… […]

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How to Write Good Dialogue: Courtesy of Mass Effect

How to Write Good Dialogue: Courtesy of Mass Effect 

Here’s a question for you. You’re reading a book and the pace starts to drag, but you’re still curious to know what happens next. What do you do? The answer for me is obvious: you skip to the next section of dialogue. Good dialogue takes the story forward and shows character. Good dialogue crackles on […]

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