With the second book in The Coronam series coming out on the 10th of January, we thought we’d give you a quick recap of the previous book in the series to get you prepared. Of Civilized, Saved and Savages is going to be an epic sequel which is full of adventure and humanity, so make sure you get a copy. If you haven’t yet read Of Kings, Queens and Colonies, it’s not too late to snag a copy and end this blog post here.
Flame Tree Fiction
With the final book in The Goblets Immortal series coming out on the 15th of November, we thought we’d give you a quick recap of the previous two books in the series to get you prepared. Death’s Key is going to be the epic conclusion of this magical trilogy, so make sure you get a copy. If you haven’t yet read The Goblets Immortal or Holes in the Veil, it’s not too late to snag a copy of both and end this blog post here.
Topics: fiction, epic fantasy
Today marks the anniversary of the death of American writer H.P Lovecraft. A true pioneer of all things weird and wonderful, Lovecraft has become one of the most significant 20th century authors of supernatural horror fiction. We're taking a look at some of his timeless short stories:
Topics: blogging, gothic and fantasy, Gothic Fantasy, H.P. Lovecraft, Short Stories, sf and fantasy, short fiction, fiction, horror, dark fantasy
This week saw the anniversary of the prolific Danish author, Hans Christian Andersen's death. As well as being a writer of travelogues, novels, poems and plays, he is best remembered for his magical collection of fairy tales. With his work still being adapted centuries later, it's fair to say he left his imprint on the world and in our daydreams. So we're taking a look at some of those stories we used to get read to us before bed.
Topics: blogging, gothic and fantasy, Gothic Fantasy, fiction, fairy tales
Happy Father's Day! In the spirit of honouring fatherhood we’re taking a look at the most iconic fathers in literature. Some are model fathers, some are loving parental figures and some are just doing their best at newfound fatherhood. Whatever it is, these fathers excel in one thing: fatherhood. Here’s some of the top fathers in literature:
Happy Pride month! In honour of June being Pride month, we’re taking a look at LGBTQ+ representation in modern literature. Since the dawn of time it’s been the norm to pick up a book and just expect it to be dominated with heterosexual characters. However, in recent years we’ve finally seen an influx of a whole variety of representation in literature; we love to see it!
Next week we commemorate the anniversary of Charles Dickens’ death and to pay respects we’ve rounded up some of the best on-screen adaptations of his brilliant works (in our opinion!). So if you fancy a period piece to watch over the weekend these will give you some inspiration!
Topics: blogging, gothic and fantasy, Short Stories, short fiction, fiction, Classic Fiction, Charles Dickens
Last weekend would have been Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s birthday, one of Britain's most prolific writers to date. In celebration, we’re looking at some of the top adaptations of his most famous and respected works, Sherlock Holmes.
Topics: Short Stories, fiction, detective fiction, arthur conan doyle, sherlock, sherlock holmes, Detective Mysteries, Classic Fiction