By Emily Asher-Perrin It’s called Star Wars. Not Star Trek, not Star Peace, not Star Friends, not even Star Tales. This gargantuan fictional universe is labeled with a title that guarantees the ability to travel space… andnear-constant warfare. We can debate the relative okay-ness of this focus from a moral standpoint, sure. But in reality, I think […]
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By Kate Elliot The cold equations of “realism,” some claim, suggest there is little scope for women taking an active and interesting role in epic stories set in fantasy worlds based in a pre-modern era. Women’s lives in the past were limited, constrained, and passive, they say. To include multiple female characters in dynamic roles […]
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By Django Wexler I am, I have to admit, a war buff. I read military histories for fun, the kind with fold-out maps covered in little colored arrows and notations like “Kollowrath (40,000)”. As I am also a fantasy novelist, the nature of war in fantasy fiction has…
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Livestreamed reading of Chapter 1 of Homefront, my Toy Soldier Saga novella, which appeared in the limited edition On the Horizon book bundle!
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I’ll be reading one chapter a day until they’re done.
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At All Costs by David Weber My rating: 4 of 5 stars Read for the Military Spec-Fic Reading Challenge, the Read the Sequel Challenge, and the Space Opera Challenge. This book is a lot of things at once. The first half of it is a romance novel. Which is excellent; after all, fans of the […]
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Hey everyone, I’m doing an audit of my time versus return for my effort, and I’m beginning to rethink this blog. For more than a year now, I have published something every single day. I tend to share other articles more than writing my own, but I made a commitment to post daily, and consistently, […]
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