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50 Page Fridays: Scott Lynch


50 Page Fridays: Scott Lynch

For this week’s 50 Page Fridays, we’re reading an excerpt from Scott Lynch’s THE LIES OF LOCKE LAMORA. Click read more to check it out!

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50 Page Fridays: Robin Hobb


50 Page Fridays: Robin Hobb

This week we’re reading the first 50 pages from Robin Hobb’s upcoming book, Fool’s Quest! Click read more to check it out.

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5 Epic Fantasies You Need To Read/Re-Read & Why


5 Epic Fantasies You Need To Read/Re-Read & Why

A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin. The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. Eye of the World by Robert Jordan. Super important books!

Here are 5 epic fantasies that you should also be reading or re-reading — and why!

What else should you be reading

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SF & Fantasy

Interview: Ken Liu Goes By THE GRACE OF KINGS


The Grace of Kings by award-winning writer Ken Liu is published today!

It is his debut epic fantasy novel! Here is an interview with Ken talking about the book, the reasons he wrote it, and how writing epic fantasy is different from short story writing!

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ECCC Panel: What Is Epic Fantasy?


Peter Orullian, Robin Hobb, Patrick Rothfuss, Peter V. Brett, and Steven Erikson gathered at Seattle’s Emerald City Comicon to discuss “What is epic fantasy?”

A wonderful video!

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SF & Fantasy

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE With Brent Weeks


weeks-brokeneyeBrent Weeks is on tour for his new book, The Broken Eye!

I captured his Seattle, WA stop on video! And he started with a Choose Your Own Adventure reading with audience participation! Awesome!

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2014 SDCC Video: PUTTING THE EPIC IN EPIC FANTASY Panel


I videotaped the 2014 SDCC panel Putting the Epic in Epic Fantasy! Wexler. Sykes. Abercrombie. Hobb. Rhodes. Feist. Rothfuss. Moderated by Brent Weeks!

Let the epic awesome begin!

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Final Cover: The World of Ice & Fire by George R. R. Martin


martin-worldoficeandfireThe World of Ice & Fire by George R. R. Martin, Elio M. Garcia, Jr. and Linda Antonsson has a final cover!

And it’s gorgeous! Make the jump to learn how it ties into A Game of Thrones!

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Poll: Which Epic Fantasy Trope Do You Dislike Most?


feist-magicianThe orphan. The dark lord. The mentoring wizard. These tropes and others infuse epic fantasy at its core. Sometimes at its detriment.

It begs the question then: Which epic fantasy trope do you dislike the most? Vote!

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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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