Josh Vogt Interview
 

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Browsing all articles tagged with Sir Terry Pratchett.

Tough Travels: Assassins

Tough Travels: Assassins 

Back in 2014, Nathan Barnhart created a weekly feature called ‘Tough Travels’, which he hosted over on Fantasy Review Barn. Inspired by The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynne Jones – a tongue-in-cheek parody of the fantasy genre – it would spotlight a different trope every week, and invite other bloggers to compile their […]

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Tough Travels: Beginnings

Tough Travels: Beginnings 

This is not an April Fools’ Day trick. Tough Travelling is back! 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 […]

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Quotes: Making or Breaking

Quotes: Making or Breaking 

My 46th article for Fantasy-Faction. I have now written more of these than I have years of life and not many to 50. And always the eternal question; what to write about? Easy. On Saturday night I was moved to tears. I cried. Not a snotty, snuffling, huffing, heaving cry, but a tear or three […]

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Hogfather by Terry Pratchett

Hogfather by Terry Pratchett
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‘On the second day of Hogswatch I . . . sent my true love back, A nasty little letter, hah, yes indeed, and a partridge in a pear tree—’ Of the quarter or so of the Discworld I’ve explored, Hogfather is my favourite. Vadim Jean’s TV adaptation is superb: I watch it religiously every Christmas, […]

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Tiffany Aching – Discworld Series Review

Tiffany Aching – Discworld Series Review
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Recently, we heard the news that Wee Free Men, the first in the Tiffany Aching series of Discworld books by Sir Terry Pratchett, is going to be brought to film by the Jim Henson Company and Narrativia, Sir Terry’s production company. A lot of people are very excited about this, because Tiffany is a firm […]

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The Jim Henson Company Making a Wee Free Men Movie!

The Jim Henson Company Making a Wee Free Men Movie! 

If you’ve been patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for the next Discworld book to hit the big screen, then your wait is over! The Jim Henson Company, creators of some of the best fantasy movies ever, The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, MirrorMask and more, have joined up with Narrativia, Sir Terry Pratchett’s production company, to […]

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Fantasy’s Tricksters

Fantasy’s Tricksters 

Fantasy loves a big, strong hero, almost as much as we love a big, scary villain. We love to see a good, old-fashioned epic showdown, preferably on top of a castle or inside an active volcano. However, there are some characters who weren’t blessed by being the biggest and the strongest. They may not be […]

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Sir Terry Pratchett Graffiti appears in London & Bristol

Sir Terry Pratchett Graffiti appears in London & Bristol 

Graffiti artists in Bristol and London have paid tribute to Terry Pratchett who passed away last month. The Bristol piece in Stokes Croft is by artist Fiver and features 2 of Pratchett’s most memorable characters in a cartoon-y style with Pratchett’s living chest from The Colour of Magic at the centre of the artist’s tag. Fiver […]

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Sir Terry Pratchett (1948 – 2015)

Sir Terry Pratchett (1948 – 2015) 

We at Fantasy-Faction are heartbroken by the loss of such a great man as Sir Terry Pratchett. There is a hole in fantasy and science fiction that will not soon be filled and a pain in our hearts that will not soon be comforted. Below we have collected the thoughts of some of our contributors […]

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A Slip of the Keyboard by Terry Pratchett

A Slip of the Keyboard by Terry Pratchett
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Terry Pratchett is angry. You’ll like him when he is angry. That is the gist of foreword by Neil Gaiman and as you read through the collected works of non-fiction in A Slip of the Keyboard you will see the anger. What is more, you might even develop the same rage (if you didn’t have […]

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Dictionary of Phrase and Fable by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Dictionary of Phrase and Fable by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer 

In August of last year, I wrote about a variety of resources that might be useful to fantasy writers. Recently, I came across another resource that I found so amusing, so educating, so irresistible, that I had to share it: Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. This Dictionary was inspired by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer’s habit […]

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Good Omens audio drama coming this Christmas

Good Omens audio drama coming this Christmas 

Exciting news for fans of fantasy, Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s version of the Armageddon, Good Omens, will be dramatised for Christmas! For those unfamiliar with the novel: Events have been set in motion to bring about the End of Days. The armies of Good and Evil are gathering and making their way towards the sleepy […]

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