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Tad Williams Interview: On Returning To Osten Ard


williams-dragonbonechairTad Williams is returning to Osten Ard.

And here is an interview where he talks about The Last King of Osten Ard, the new trilogy that takes place 30 years after the events of To Green Angel Tower!

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SF & Fantasy

Press Release: Tad Williams Returns to Osten Ard!


williams-dragonbonechairHuge epic fantasy news!

Tad Williams is returning to his bestselling Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn trilogy with new trilogy, The Last King of Osten Ard!

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SF & Fantasy

Event Video: Brandon Sanderson & Harriet McDougal


whelan-memoryOn this Valentine’s Day, the fantasy genre loves Brandon Sanderson and Harriet McDougal.

If you are a fan of the Wheel of Time series, you will want to watch this video taken at last night’s event! Make the jump and let the wheel of ages turn!

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Paranormal

Two Urban Fantasy Novels I Can’t Wait For


carey-darkEpic fantasy is infiltrating urban fantasy!

How? Two writers considered epic fantasy authors are switching sub-genres to tell stories in the urban fantasy mode.

And I can’t wait! Here is a bit more about them!

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SF & Fantasy

Book Trailer: The Dirty Streets of Heaven by Tad Williams


williams-dirtyTad Williams is one of my favorite authors.

So no surprise I’m excited for his forthcoming novel, The Dirty Streets of Heaven!

Here is a short book trailer featuring Tad talking about the new book.

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SF & Fantasy

Interview: David Anthony Durham


durham-acaciapbAfter writing his epic historical novel Pride of Carthage, David Anthony Durham wrote an epic fantasy trilogy titled Acacia. War With the Mein, The Other Lands, and The Sacred Band comprise the trilogy and it has gotten rave reviews on fantasy blogging websites, Amazon, and B&N.

I decided to highlight these books a bit more with an interview! Make the jump to where David talks about the series and what he’s working on now!

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Ari Marmell: Steampunk, Epic Fantasy and Shared DNA


Ari Marmell: Steampunk, Epic Fantasy and Shared DNA

Warlord’s Legacy author Ari Marmell has written a great post today examining the creative “DNA” of epic fantasy and steampunk that fans of either – or of fantasy in general – should read. Marmell contends that both sub-genres originate from the same…well, Marmell says it better than me:
“My hypothesis, after giving it some thought, is [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Excerpt: The Sacred Band by David Anthony Durham


The Sacred Band by David Anthony DurhamNext week on Tuesday, the Acacia Trilogy by David Anthony Durham comes to its conclusion with the publication of The Sacred Band.

Today though, you can read Chapter One early after the jump! Enjoy!

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SF & Fantasy

The Power of Finishing Epic Fantasy Series


The Sacred Band by David Anthony DurhamThere are numerous epic fantasy series newly finished or nearly wrapped up.

Are we on the cusp of a new renaissance for epic fantasy? What will fill the void when these major works of fiction are completed? Will new writers enter into the fray to usurp what many consider the greatest works of fantasy since J. R. R. Tolkien? Who are these writers?

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SF & Fantasy

SDCC 2011 Video Panel: Putting the ‘Epic’ into Epic Fantasy


The 2011 San Diego Comic Con may have come and gone but there is still a great deal to see!

When the convention released its schedule, epic fantasy fans automatically gravitated toward one panel: Putting the ‘Epic’ into Epic Fantasy. All on one panel: George R. R. Martin. Brandon Sanderson. Kevin J. Anderson. Christopher Paolini. Peter Orullian. Patrick Rothfuss. And K.J. Taylor.

Here is the first 1/2 of that panel. Enjoy!

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