I'm sharing this because it's: The antidote to Brandon Sanderson! (whom I've read and enjoyed, I should say -- the "antidote" bit is clickbait)
YouTube description: The eighth annual J.R.R Tolkien Lecture on Fantasy Literature. Broadcast online from Pembroke College, Oxford, Tuesday May 11th 2021.
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Hey everyone, my SF novel Maz'hura is a finalist for Next Generation Indie Book Awards (Next Generation Indie Book Awards - Winners). Below are some reviews. With the positive feedback I have received, I decided to advertise the audiobook for the first time. I will mostly use Spotify and...
Artificial Intelligence has written an epic fantasy book with a little help from authors, Jon Duffy and B Rickenbacher. (Please don’t ever ask them how much of this story they ended up having to write themselves.) The plot is mad, the characters crackers, but the story makes sense, well, sort...
An orphan bent on revenge. A monster searching for freedom. A forbidden pact that binds their fates together.
Lyss has heard her father’s screams; smelled the iron-tang of his blood. She’s witnessed his execution.
And plotted her revenge.
Then a violent encounter traps Lyss in a blood-pact...
The third volume in an annual anthology series celebrating the strength and diversity of SFF writing from Aotearoa New Zealand.
Table of Contents:
New Zealand Gothic, by Jack Remiel Cottrell
Synaesthete, by Melanie Harding-Shaw
Kōhuia, by T Te Tau
Death confetti, by Zoë Meager
For Want of...
Science and technology have starring roles in a wide range of genres--science fiction, fantasy, thriller, mystery, and more. Unfortunately, many depictions of technical subjects in literature, film, and television are pure fiction. A basic understanding of biology, physics, engineering, and...
That question above – What fills you with wonder? – I've been thinking about it lately, thinking about what I like to read (all kinds of things) and what I like to write (mostly fantasy). I love that feeling of awe, that feeling of smallness that wonderful things engender.
I'm reading V E Schwab's Shades of Magic series and thoroughly enjoying it. I was hoping that those of you in the know might be able to recommend something similar.
I'm looking for other authors writing character-led commercial fantasy along similar lines to Shades of Magic.
Can anyone help me...
I am the author of a new children’s novel based in a magical fantasy world. I’ve even been brave enough to submit my opening for discussion at the pop-up.
Here’s hoping 2018 is the year my whole will light up when I see it in print.
“No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you...
I was hoping, once again, to pick your brains. This one's for the fantasy fans. In your opinion, who are the big names in fantasy these days, what kind of stories are selling, and what does the future hold for the genre?
I can google all this and do my own research (which I...
Presented by Andrew Marr. Last night he talked about Fantasy. GRR Martin, who wrote the novels which later produced Game of Thrones, inspired by a visit to the UK and Hadrian's Wall. The programme featured Tolkein, GRR Martin, CS Lewis, Alan Garner, Ursula le Guin, JK Rowling, Phillip Pullman...
Last night UK BBC 4 at 9 PM....'Paperback Heroes 'with Andrew Marr. What makes a paperback compulsive reading?
Last night they looked at the detective story. Val McDermid was on to Jimmy Savile and put him in a novel...disguised by being handsome and charming or he might have recognised himself...