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Michael Moorcock: How to Write a Novel in 3 Days

Ever fancied writing a novel, but don’t have oodles of spare time to set aside for such a thing? Michael Moorcock, a hugely influential and prolific writer, has the solution. 948 more words


The Alchemy of Reading Fantasy Literature

I never knew why I loved fantasy, exactly.  It was just something intuitive, like why I prefer chocolate cake to vanilla (but also: chocolate cake is much better). 452 more words

'The World of Ice & Fire' by G.R.R. Martin

I love history and the pleasure I get reading it is almost equivalent to the pleasure I derive from fiction reading. Not unexpectedly, I do enjoy historical novels for they bring together fiction and history but Martin’s new book is something else. 164 more words


Gerald Tarrant was an antihero before antiheroes were cool ... DOMINION by C.S. Friedman

Nowadays, it seems as though you can’t swing a stick in the fantasy section of your local bookstore without hitting three or four antiheroes.

In some ways, to me, they all feel like a pale replica of the neocount of Merentha, Gerald Tarrant. 384 more words

Fairy Tale Matchmaker - ARC Giveaway

The last few months have been crazy busy and I have neglected this blog for way too long. So, to get things going again I thought I would post a review and give away my ARC copy of the book. 409 more words

Children's Books

The Slow Regard of Silent Things

Instead of the much waited third book of the Kingkiller Chronicle, Rothuss decided to present his readers with a novella focusing on a ‘secondary’ character in  Kvothe’s saga. 167 more words


Heroes of Rune Chapter 1

Cirdan’s Note: I’m pleased to introduce to you another installment from our very own spock0528. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been itching to find out more about the World of Rune! 1,328 more words