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Warhammer Amazon contracts are signed and it’s time to start ramping up your excitement

In December of last year we were part of an online chorus of wary exhilaration when it was announced an agreement between Games Workshop and Amazon was in the works. Yesterday it was announced...

Romantasy for Grimdark Fans

These books feature unconventional romance with grimdark staked through its heart.  If you are looking for something bleak, violent, and spicy we have you covered.

Loud as a Whisper

One of the freeing – and terrifying – things about writing a novel is when the characters take over.  In The Darkness Before Them one character in particular made it very, very clear that...

Top five SFF video game cut scenes

I grew up playing LAN games of Age of Empires and Diablo 1, and designing trench warfare levels on Quake 2 at a mate’s place on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Through those...

Arthurian inspired fiction: Where to start reading

Once more unto the breech, my friends. Welcome back to part two of the books inspired by myths and legends series. This is focused on stories based on Arthurian legend – although Arthur himself...

Weird Horror

Do you remember the first time you felt it? Perhaps you were chopping wood one Alaskan night, enjoying the play of muscles and the ache in your hands as thick logs of birch gave...
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The Comfort in Horror

Horror: an intense feeling of fear, shock, or disgust. Horror is an odd genre. Its content, as its name suggests, is designed to instill a feeling of fear, shock, or disgust in its audience...

Ten cinematic sci-fi and fantasy novels for grimdark fans

As avid readers, we know it’s always a great time to pick up a good book. With Hollywood on strike, now is an especially opportune time to discover great new reads, especially those with...

Lenses on Complicity: Character Arcs in Pact & Pattern – J.T. Greathouse

As the Pact & Pattern series draws to a close, I think readers might be interested in getting a behind-the-scenes look at some of my thought process in writing these books. One element of...

What we know about Joe Abercrombie’s Best Served Cold so far

Joe Abercrombie has etched his name deeply into the annals of fantasy fans – particularly those of a more grimdark persuasion. As SFF becomes more and more popular, with TV and film studios rushing...

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