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Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 30: Spider Sect

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Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 29: Raiding Party

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Tendrils of Darkness — Chapter 28: News of the Queen

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Complex worlds created and sustained …. but how?

by Ben

Whilst I was trolling over the interwebs I discovered a website called Writing Excuses and with the slogan, “Fifteen minutes long, because you’re in a hurry, and we’re not that smart”, it just had to be worth my time. Each week Brandon Sanderson , Howard Taylar , Dan Wells  and Mary Robinette Kowal upload a podcast and share their collective […]

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Do and do nots of fantasy writing

by Ben

Categories:Articles

I’ve never written a complete fantasy novel. I’ve never had anyone ever read any parts of my work. So do I know what I am talking about when it comes to fantasy writing? Do you need to be a chef to know if something tastes good? Do you have to know what you eat for […]

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Should You Self Publish a Book?

by Ben

You’ve written that brain child and want to gain recognition as a writer. Should you go the self publishing route? Every writer has probably faced this question at some point. In the modern age, self-publishing is becoming easier and easier. Why spend all the work sending off a manuscript after manuscript only to get rejection […]

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Best Fantasy Series

by Ben

I’ve started a new best fantasy series recommendation list. The recommendation list compiles the best epic fantasy series that I’ve come accross. Many of the books are taken from the Top 25 Best Fantasy Books list, but rearranged into a different ranking. There are also some other new fantasy series recommendations you might not have […]

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How to Get Your Fantasy Book Reviewed

by Ben

I thought, hot on the heels of my last Advanced Book Review Copies(ARC’s) Expose, I would offer a few suggestions for you small publishers and self published authors — since I’ve been getting some emails asking for some advice about this. Here is my .02 for how small publishers can get more book sales and […]

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Best Fantasy Books Expose: The Dirty Truth behind Advanced Book Review Copies

by Ben

Best Fantasy Books Expose: The Dirty Truth behind Advanced Book Review Copies When I was looking through some of the fantasy book sites linking to my site, I noticed an author’s website as one of the links. I explored this site and found it was the site of an author whose publisher offered to send […]

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