Seven Deaths of an Empire by G. R. Matthews – Cover Reveal + Excerpt
 

Seven Deaths of an Empire

Cover Reveal + Excerpt

 
Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off #6: The Fourth Five Fall
 

Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off #6

The Fourth Five Fall

 
Words of Wisdom from Comic-Con@Home
 

Words of Wisdom from Comic-Con@Home

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Browsing all articles tagged with wuxia.

Never Die by Rob J. Hayes – SPFBO #5 Finals Review

Never Die by Rob J. Hayes – SPFBO #5 Finals Review
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*Disclaimer* Writing and reading are subjective arts. What some folks will absolutely love, others will dislike. It is a bit like Marmite in the UK—normal people dislike it intensely, but some weird folks actually enjoy the taste of warm road surface and fresh roadkill on their tongue. To each their own, I suppose. These are […]

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G. R. Matthews Interview – Six Kingdoms

G. R. Matthews Interview – Six Kingdoms 

G. R. Matthews is a self-published writer with eleven books under his belt. He is also head mod on the Fantasy-Faction Facebook Group and the official Bureau Chief of Fantasy-Faction proper. Recently he signed with Jamie Cowen from The Ampersand Agency LTD and now has a manuscript out with an interested publisher! We can’t wait […]

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Never Die by Rob J. Hayes

Never Die by Rob J. Hayes
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“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon meets The Walking Dead.” As an ethnic Chinese martial arts practitioner, I have a love-hate relation with Wuxia. My first introduction to the genre came not through literature, but through Shaw Brothers movies. One of my favorite ages of cinema is 1990s Hong Kong, where Jet Li rose to fame in […]

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Jade City by Fonda Lee

Jade City by Fonda Lee
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Aficionados of Hong Kong Cinema, hear me out: Imagine Chow Yun-Fat in one of his classic ‘90s Triad movies, but give him the superhuman martial skills from the Show Brothers’ Golden Age of Wuxia. Add in the complex plotting and backstabbing of Game of Thrones, and you have Fonda Lee’s Jade City. I stumbled upon […]

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Fonda Lee Interview – Jade City

Fonda Lee Interview – Jade City 

Today we have a real treat for you! Fonda Lee, author of the Nebula nominated Jade City, is here to speak with us! If you’ve not read Jade City you are missing out. But fear not! On top of today’s interview, we have a review of the novel coming up tomorrow! But before we get […]

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Adding to the To-Be Read: East Asian Fantasy

Adding to the To-Be Read: East Asian Fantasy 

Yesterday we learned a bit about qi and how it relates to fantasy. I found the article fascinating and realized I had read very few books set in/or based on an East Asian setting. So I asked people on Twitter and Facebook to suggest fantasy (and sci-fi, horror, etc.) books they’d read in this setting. […]

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Worlds Within Worlds – Part Five: Qi and Fantasy

Worlds Within Worlds – Part Five: Qi and Fantasy 

Most people associate magic with strange symbols, chanting, and waving a wand around. Dusty books are usually in the picture, along with ritual circles or sacrifices. The mages themselves are usually old men with grey beards—frail but knowledgeable. I’ve already written about them. Compare that kind of magic and mage to qigong and (arguably) its […]

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