Girls of Paper and Fire Hardback Announcement

By Sam Bradbury Posted on August 23, 2018 in Uncategorized with tags We’re thrilled to announce the Girls of Paper and Fire hardback, publishing on November 6th!  You asked, and we answered. Since we released our first…

Extract: Light Years by Kass Morgan

By Maddy Marshall Posted on September 12, 2018 in Books, Science Fiction, Young Adult with tags Kass Morgan, Science Fiction, Young Adult, the 100 Light Years is the first book in a thrilling new sci-fi…

Wiffle Lever to Full!: what does it even…

By Bob Fischer Posted on September 26, 2018 in Biography, Science Fiction with tags Biography, Science Fiction, Wiffle Lever to the Full! Wiffle Lever to Full! is the hilarious and affectionate sci-fi memoir by Bob…

Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

By Zoe Sugg Posted on October 19, 2018 in Fun Stuff with tags Halloween To help us get in the mood for Halloween we’re delighted to share a scrumptious Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes recipe from Zoe…

Tough Travels: Mothers

It’s Tough Travelling time again! Tough Travels was originally created by Nathan at Fantasy Review Barn, revived on Fantasy Faction, and is now hosted by the team at The Fantasy Hive. Inspired by Diana Wynne Jones’s humorous classic The Tough…

A Streak of White Hair: Fantasy or Reality?

I recently wrote an article on Fantasy Faction about characters who have “skunk stripes” in their hair. I wanted to find out why these occur both in fiction and real life, and how plausible “natural” white…

An Undying Romance: Vampires in Fiction

Book Cover: Dreams of Ice and Shadow by Kathryn Troy This week I’m pleased to welcome Kathryn Troy back to the blog – last year Kathryn shared her thoughts on what it means to be Lovecraftian. Now she’s…

Elements of Steampunk

This week I’m excited to bring you a guest post from steampunk writer Katherine McIntyre. Kathryn recently released the third book in her adventure-filled Take to the Skies series, and is stopping by to give a glimpse into…