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Author Interview: Luke Scull

Luke Scull is a British designer of computer RPGs and writer of gritty fantasy. His debut novel, The Grim Company, was released last month and is set to become an exciting new fantasy series with enough teeth to take on the big players in the genre. We were lucky enough to put some questions to Mr. Scull – here’s what transpired…

The Top 10 List of Fantasy Famous Last Words

Welcome to this week’s Epic List of the Week! As always, you can let us know if you agree/disagree with our list by leaving a comment below. We missed last week’s Fiction Friday: The Story, but rest assured it will be along this week! ‘Hmm, I’m not sure if you should touch that sword. It’s…

The Top 10 List of Magic Objects

Welcome to the second Epic List of the Week! I want to hear your suggestions to add to the list, so drop a comment below. Excalibur (King Arthur) The One Ring (Lord of the Rings) Stormbringer (Elric) Frostmourne (Warcraft) The Infinite Gauntlet (Marvel Universe) The Flying Carpet (Aladdin) Elder Wand (Harry Potter) Dagger of Time…

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Author Interview: Tim Marquitz

Welcome to another Monday morning, the start of a new week and a brand new interview with author Tim Marquitz! Tim is the author of the Demon Squad series and a myriad of fantasy and horror stories. He once worked as a gravedigger, loves martial arts and is a familiar face on fantasy forums across…

The Top 10 List of Fantasy Little People

Here’s our new Monday feature, Epic List of the Week! I’m sure I’ve missed out some famous characters and some personal favourites of yours, so join in and let everyone know who else should be included in the list! You can leave a comment on this post underneath or you can click ‘Leave a Comment’…

Worldbuilder’s Workout – Transport

In our last Worldbuilder’s Workout, we talked about Distance. Well, today we’re going to look at Transport. By Land By their very nature, fantasy worlds are usually medieval, in technological terms. What did people use back then to get around? Horses and their own two feet? It’s sort of correct, but not very imaginative. Horses/mules…

Worldbuilder’s Workout – Distance

It’s Wednesday, it’s time for a brand new Champion Post! I figured I’d kick off the new Worldbuilder’s Workout feature with the topic of Distance. When you’re creating a fantasy world, one of the most important things you need to work out is how big it is. It’s no good creating a smorgasbord of countries and…

The Olympic Games

Welcome to a brand new week and the start of our new posting schedule! Don’t forget, you can leave me your feedback using the form that appears above. I just wanted to talk a little bit today about the Olympics. I watched the GB team win a lot of gold and silver over the weekend…

Writing by Quotes – Discworld

  I told you the next post today was going to be good, didn’t I? Welcome to the third installment of Writing by Quotes! When I was trying to decide which work of fantasy to focus on today, I considered Warcraft. I know it’s fantasy, but I think it would be nice to focus only…

My Top 3 Fantasy Reads

Here’s an idea for today. I’ll share my top three fantasy reads and give you a good reason to go and read them yourselves. Then you tell me your top three in the comments section and we’ll see if we can find some stories we’ve not tried before. I’m not going to include obvious choices…

Fantasy Giveaways and Competitions – July 2012

Happy Wednesday! Hopefully everyone’s week is going well. Today’s post will be bringing your attention to a couple of fantasy competitions and giveaways that are going on across the web at the moment. These are so easy to enter and you might win something! * * * Win a copy of Steven Erikson’s FORGE OF…

What I’m Reading – July 2012

I thought I’d talk a little about what I’m reading at the moment. Usually, I’m known for not reading much at all and taking ages to get through a book. Recently, however, I’ve decided to make amends for that and I am now reading four books! A Game of Thrones (George R. R. Martin) This…