Monthly Short Story Winner: Find the Story in the Picture
 

Monthly Short Story Winner

“The Greatest Theater Under The Skies”

 
Beren and Lúthien by J.R.R. Tolkien
 

Beren and Lúthien

Review

 
Josh Vogt Interview
 

Josh Vogt

Interview

 

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For Your Consideration: Fantasy Podcasts

For Your Consideration: Fantasy Podcasts 

If you’re anything like me, you spend a considerable amount of time commuting to and from work. And while satellite radio, streaming music and audiobooks can alleviate some of the boredom that comes with epic amounts of “windshield time,” the rise of the podcast is what has truly made my time behind the wheel bearable—if […]

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Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology by Brandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal, Dan Wells and Howard Taylor

Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology by Brandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal, Dan Wells and Howard Taylor
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Shadows Beneath is both an anthology of short stories and a glimpse into the writing process, created by the Writing Excuses podcast team: Brandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal, Dan Wells and Howard Taylor. Each author provides one story, as well as a selection of extra ‘behind the scenes’ material including early drafts, edits, and insight […]

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Is It Better To Be A Blank Slate Or To Have Some Character?

Is It Better To Be A Blank Slate Or To Have Some Character? 

In a recent blog post, Mark Lawrence commented on the trade offs of creating a blank slate character versus a more defined, idiosyncratic character. In the post (and I highly recommend reading the entire thing), Mark writes that for a number of fantasy readers, plot is of primary importance. For such readers, a vanilla protagonist […]

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The World of SFF Podcasts

The World of SFF Podcasts 

There are so many fantastic resources today for discussing the genres we love, finding out about upcoming books, reading interviews with new and established authors, and getting advice on writing and world building. Amongst all these, something I’ve discovered in the last year and that I particularly enjoy is the world of science fiction and […]

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