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The Silent Shield

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Blackwing by Ed McDonald
 

Blackwing

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Browsing all articles tagged with small and indie press.

Small Press, Big Stories: World Weaver Press

Small Press, Big Stories: World Weaver Press 

Small Press, Big Stories is a monthly column focusing on small and independent presses from around the world. This month’s featured publisher is World Weaver Press. So far, all of the independent presses we’ve featured have been based in Britain. This time however, we’re off across the Atlantic to talk to World Weaver Press, home […]

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Angela Bole Interview – Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA)

Angela Bole Interview – Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) 

The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), based in the United States, has served independent publishers and self-published authors since 1983. The organization is one of the few to serve this market, providing a wide-range of opportunities for its over 3,000 members. Today, I am excited to introduce Angela Bole, the Chief Executive Officer of IBPA, […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: Fox Spirit Books

Small Press, Big Stories: Fox Spirit Books 

Small Press, Big Stories is a monthly column focusing on small and independent presses from around the world. This month’s featured publisher is Fox Spirit Books. This month on #smallpressbigstories we’re talking with Auntie Fox, aka Adele Wearing, who heads up one of the best known independent presses in the genre today – the award-winning […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: Grimbold Books

Small Press, Big Stories: Grimbold Books 

Small Press, Big Stories is a monthly column focusing on small and independent presses from around the world. This month’s featured publisher is Grimbold Books. This month on #SmallPressBigStories we’re talking to the Thames Valley’s real life equivalent of DC Peter Grant – Sammy Smith of Grimbold Books has both a warrant card and a […]

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The Writer’s Plague

The Writer’s Plague 

If you are a booklover who didn’t die before 1997, I would wager you have difficulty finding a decent story among the piles of…muck. In the past twenty years, authors—henceforth known as the Infected—have emerged, plague-ridden, with what we will collectively call the writing bug. While I try to remain optimistic, I cannot say this […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: Luna Press & A.J. Dalton Cover Reveal

Small Press, Big Stories: Luna Press & A.J. Dalton Cover Reveal 

Small Press, Big Stories is a monthly column focusing on small and independent presses from around the world. This month’s featured publisher is Luna Press. Back in March I popped up to the York Pubmeet (find them on Twitter @YorkPubmeet) for AJ Dalton’s talk on his PhD thesis, The Sub-Genres of British Fantasy Literature. Not only […]

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Cover Reveal for THE EMERALD BLADE by Steven Kelliher

Cover Reveal for THE EMERALD BLADE by Steven Kelliher 

Back in August 2016, Steven Kelliher surprised the indie scene with his self-published debut novel, Valley of Embers.  Introducing readers to the LANDKIST universe (where flame-wielding warriors known as Embers struggle in dwindling numbers to defend their homes from the Darkness), Valley of Embers was widely regarded as a solid and highly competent debut. Though Fantasy-Faction didn’t find it […]

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Interview With Ben Galley

Interview With Ben Galley 

Ben Galley is an award-winning fantasy author from the UK. He is the author of the epic Emaneska Series, the weird-west Scarlet Star Trilogy and the brand new standalone The Heart of Stone. When he’s not dreaming up lies to tell his readers, Ben works as a self-publishing consultant, helping fellow authors to self-publish and […]

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Small Press, Big Stories: NewCon Press

Small Press, Big Stories: NewCon Press 

To kick off this new monthly column focusing on small and independent presses from around the world, what better place to start than Ian Whates’ NewCon Press, which has published stories, collections, and novels by some of the biggest names in the genre over the last ten years? I caught up with Ian as NewCon […]

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Hidden Treasures: Azanian Bridges by Nick Wood

Hidden Treasures: Azanian Bridges by Nick Wood
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Hidden Treasures is a series that reviews small press and digital first SFF. Okay, so this is technically science fiction rather than fantasy. But even if you’re a die-hard fantasy fan, don’t let that put you off. Azanian Bridges will make you think – hard – as all good sci-fi does. Yet at the same […]

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Small Press Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: April 2016 Edition

Small Press Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: April 2016 Edition 

Welcome to the second edition of the Small Press version of Fantasy-Faction’s popular ON OUR RADAR feature. This is the post in which we show readers all the Small Press books they should be looking out for during the course of the coming month. Savvy readers will notice this post is running a little bit […]

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Hidden Treasures: The Heir to the North by Steven Poore

Hidden Treasures: The Heir to the North by Steven Poore
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Hidden Treasures – A series that reviews small press and digital-first fantasy works. “I will not rest until I have broken the curse Malessar has set upon Caenthell. Whether it takes one year, ten, or ten hundreds of years, I swear I will revenge the High King.” There are some books you open up and settle […]

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