The best thing about writing—and especially speculative fiction writing—is the places you can go, writes Carl Bayley, author of The Souls Series. He shares his tips for creating adventure with the BFS.
The Scarlet Alchemist by Kylie Lee Baker Hodderscape, hardback, £16.99 Reviewed by Nadya Mercik When I looked at the blurb of The Scarlett Alchemist, I was intrigued by the mixture of the Chinese world and alchemy, although, in general, I don’t read many YA novels. In the end, the book… Read More »The Scarlet Alchemist
WHAT THE RIVER KNOWS by Isabel Ibañez. Hodderscape. h/b. £16.99. Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins. Buenos Aires, 1884. Inez’s father collects artefacts that have been touched by magic, filling their house with treasures and trinkets, but to Inez’s dismay, her parents spend six months of every year away from her in… Read More »What the River Knows
We are delighted to be kicking off our new series of online workshops with Writing Historical Fantasy: Research as a Catalyst, presented by Tiffani Angus. Historical fantasy is such a wide subgenre that knowing where to start can be confusing. This workshop will explore the complicated relationship between history and… Read More »Workshop – Writing Historical Fantasy: Research as a Catalyst with Tiffani Angus