This weekend I went to Archon 38, a fan-run science fiction / fantasy convention held annually near St. Louis, Missouri (hence the name). It’s my first con appearance, so I thought I’d share my impressions. Science / Writer Panels The organizers were kind enough to put me on a few panels, which got me into […]
Epic Fantasy Articles
I love reading and writing epic fantasy. In these articles, I discuss work from both the classic authors (Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Raymond Feist, Tad Williams, etc.) and the new guard (Scott Lynch, Joe Abercrombie, Patrick Rothfuss).
This article is part of the Science in Sci-fi, Fact in Fantasy blog series. Each week, we ask an expert to tackle some aspect of fantasy writing (cultures, weapons, horses, etc.) or one of the scientific / technological concepts pervasive in sci-fi. Please join the mailing list to be notified every time new content is posted. About the Expert I’m serving as the expert […]
Today I’m hosting a guest post from Arianne “Tex” Thompson, whose western-inspired-fantasy debut novel One Night in Sixes comes out this week from Solaris. She wanted to talk about how even the best works in fantasy get one-star reviews. And Here’s Tex: Whenever was working on my novel and felt discouraged or just needed a […]
This article is the second in a new weekly blog series I’m calling Science in Sci-fi, Fact in Fantasy. Each post will tackle one of the scientific or technological concepts pervasive in sci-fi or historic/real-life aspects of fantasy with input from an expert. Please join the mailing list to be notified every time new content is posted. The Expert: Karlie Hart […]
Today I have a chance to host my agency-sister Carrie Patel on the blog. Two things you should know about her: (1) She has the coolest job ever, and (2) her book THE BURIED LIFE just came out from Angry Robot Books. She graciously agreed to answer some of my burning questions, interview-style. Read on! Interview with […]