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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 + The Book of Dragons by A. J. Dalton – Cover Reveal

Small Press, Big Stories: Luna Press + The Book of Dragons by 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 Publishing. 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. […]

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Ben Galley Interview – The Heart of Stone

Ben Galley Interview – The Heart of Stone 

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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Small Press Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: March 2016 Edition

Small Press Fantasy Titles On Our Radar: March 2016 Edition 

For the past three months, Fantasy-Faction has been running a very popular ‘on our radar’ post. In this post we show readers which books they should be looking forward to for the coming month. Due to demand through Twitter, Facebook and Reddit we’ve decided to run a Small Press version of this post. If there […]

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Small Press ‘On Our Radar’ – Call for Monthly Releases

Small Press ‘On Our Radar’ – Call for Monthly Releases 

Following a discussion on Reddit that proved demand, Fantasy-Faction has decided to run a Small Press edition of our monthly ‘On Our Radar‘ post. What this means is that every month we will be inviting Small Press from around the world to submit up to  three titles that they are releasing for the coming month and that […]

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Small Press vs. Self-Publishing

Small Press vs. Self-Publishing 

Given the choice, I feel safe in saying that the vast majority of writers would prefer to be published with a large publishing house, particularly after a bidding war that resulted in a six- or seven-figure advance. That’s pretty much a no-brainer. Unfortunately, most new writers don’t have the luxury of choosing. Books by new […]

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Margaret Curelas Acquisitions Editor of Tyche Books Interview

Margaret Curelas Acquisitions Editor of Tyche Books Interview 

This month, I interviewed Margaret Curelas, Acquisitions Editor of Tyche Books, a Canadian speculative fiction small press publisher. Tyche Books can be found online at tychebooks.com or on twitter @TycheBooks. What prompted the creation of Tyche Books? Tyche was created when Tina Moreau and I were both on maternity leave. We had previously worked together […]

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