Fans of The Lord of the Rings cite the characters, rereadability, reader transportation, and world-building as top reasons they love the series.
A close look at nine epic fantasy artists whose work truly distinguishes itself.
How do independent fantasy authors get published and sell their books? This article looks closely at how six indie fantasy authors have done this.
So how do fantasy author get their books published? In this month’s post, I’ll use Bilbo’s “A Walking Song” to dig into the many varied paths fantasy authors traverse from coming up with a story idea to getting that idea published.
I’ve been searching a long time for means and methods to truly know if a certain series or even just a lone book is the right fit for me before I dive in to try reading it. I always have an overly long list of books to read. Too often, however, the books on that list don’t match what I thought I was told to expect, and I end up spending my time and energy elsewhere.
A close look at nine underrated works of epic fantasy for fans of Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson, Robin Hobb, Terry Brooks, Joe Abercrombie, Tad Williams, or Peter V. Brett.
There’s really no way to perfectly fit another story–movie, book, or other format–into a perfectly Miyazaki-shaped picture frame. That said, there are stories out there that strike a similar chord or share traits Miyazaki fans will probably recognize and care about. Here are just seven books that have done that for me.