I found this lovely video of Gunsmoke & Dragonfire author Carrie Gessner sharing three things that she thinks are great about fantasy. I agree! Check it out!
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A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the 12 in 12 Reading Challenge and the Read the Sequel Reading Challenge. This novel won the 1999 Locus and was nominated for the 1999 Nebula. In this second book of A Song of Ice and Fire, Martin continues […]
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The Return of “Autumn” James Gibbons by William DeGeest My rating: 4 of 5 stars This novelette happened across my path as a submission for an anthology I am putting together on fantasy westerns. I didn’t accept it to the anthology, but that’s because I lacked the space, not because I didn’t like it! This […]
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A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the 12 in 12 Reading Challenge. This novel won the 1997 Locus Award and was nominated for the 1997 Nebula and World Fantasy Awards. I’ve been meaning to read these for some time because I’m a fan of the […]
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By Brooke Jarvis Sune Boye Riis was on a bike ride with his youngest son, enjoying the sun slanting over the fields and woodlands near their home north of Copenhagen, when it suddenly occurred to him that something about the experience was amiss. Specifically, something was missing. It was summer. He was out in the country, moving […]
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Recently, The Toronto Star published an article stating that after the Canadian Writers Union conducted a survey, Canadian writers make an average of $9,380 CAD per year. There are many problems with this survey, the primary one being that this is strictly a survey of the Canadian Writers Union, and I would hazard a guess […]
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By Arkady Martine Right now, the largest and most deadly wildfire in California history is burning. Last year, Hurricane Harvey drowned southeast Texas under punishing, endless rain; a month ago, Hurricane Florence did the same to North Carolina. Apocalyptic-scale disasters happen every day (and more often now, as climate change intensifies weather patterns all over […]
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