Today’s episode is an interruption to our previously scheduled episode, an interview with Ben Peek. Fear not, we will post the interview next time. In the meantime, a controversy amongst the SFF community was recently sparked by a British educator ...Read More »
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Epic, heroic, urban… What’s the difference between fantasy sub-genres?
To the disappointment of most of my fantasy-loving friends, I am not generally a fan of fantasy in the Tolkien tradition. That being said, I do enjoy a good deal of fantasy writing. While Tolkien’s style of high, epic fantasy ...Read More »
Lev Grossman’s The Magicians: He was used to this anticlimactic feeling
It’s been a long while since I’ve had such a strong – and yet so conflicted – reaction to reading a novel. At times The Magicians is a wonderful novel, exploring areas of fantasy that often get swept under the ...Read More »
Deerskin by Robin McKinley
It is no secret that I love Robin McKinley. The book that I most often reread is The Hero and the Crown, a favourite of mine since I was a child. Having previously only known her as a children’s writer, ...Read More »