Today I'm here to tell you all about an awesome trilogy of anthologies giveaway which is FREE to enter and you can win a lot of goodies. Books are involved. I will also share an exclusive excerpt of one of the authors involved with the Magic Underground anthology books, Anela Deen.
I have the honour to present you the cover of David Hambling's upcoming fantasy novel, War of the God Queen! You might know David's work through his Harry Stubbs series, three of which I reviewed here on the blog: The Elder Ice, Broken Meats, Alien Stars. War of the God Queen will be released on January 17th, but you can already pre-order it now!
I happily host David Jordan on the blog today, who recently published his anthology, titled The Echoing Green and Other Stories. He is going to tell you a bit about the anthology and how it came around, plus I'll share a little excerpt and you can download one of the short stories as well!
I'm happy to be taking part in The Violent Fae Blog Tour to celebrate the upcoming release the closing chapter of the Ordshaw series’ The Sunken City Trilogy. If you are not familiar with it yet, no worries, Phil got you covered, as the first book, Under Ordshaw is on sale for 0.99p on Kindle US and UK until tomorrow. During this tour Phil Williams is sharing 12 short stories from the city of Ordshaw. The Ordshaw Vignettes are tiny insights into the UK’s worst-behaved city, each with a self-contained mystery.
Today I bring you a guest post by Ross Hughes, who wrote an article about how modern fantasy is trending away from fictitious races and what he thinks where fantasy is headed these days.
To celebrate the preorder of The Flight of the Darkstar Dragon, the first in a new fantasy adventure series from Yarnsworld author Benedict Patrick, I'm taking part in this event along with some of the great websites from the fantasy community, where we are sharing extracts from the novel's first chapter, as well as revealing some exclusive character art from artist Juliana Wilhelm.
This is book 2 of the Wildifre Cycle and continues the story from both Kingshold and Tales of Kingshold (two books before book 2, what? I know but you can read here if you want to know more). 95% of Kingshold took place in the titular city and I tried really hard to make it come alive in the story, but also tried to do that in a couple of other ways too. There is the great landscape of the city of Kingshold that was made by Jeff Brown and there was the map of the city. It’s these things that I am here to talk about today. Maps! And…
You might have heard about The Dead Sagas series by Lee C Conley, of which the first book, A Ritual of Bone was one of the entries of this year's SPFBO. I haven't read it yet, but my co-blogger, Jen did, so here is her review. I had, however, the pleasure to meet Lee in person at BristolCon, where he showed me and a few other people present the drafts of the rebranded cover, getting feedback from us. I'm happy to announce the new cover is done and I have the honour to present it to you!
This year I'm taking part in SPFBO as an advisor for Fantasy Book Review's judging team. I decided to offer a spot to the authors in our group. The spotlight today shines on Aderyn Wood!
This year I'm taking part in SPFBO as an advisor for Fantasy Book Review's judging team. I decided to offer a spot to the authors in our group. The spotlight today shines on Mitchell Hogan