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Blog For A Beer! Science vs. Fantasy: A False Dichotomy

Dearest Readers: This week we’re trying something new with Blog For A Beer. You seem to enjoy the posts that spark lively conversation and friendly debate the best, and we enjoy watching these conversations evolve. So from now on, most of the Fantasy Friday posts will be actual blog posts for you to respond to. […]

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Fangland Contest Winners

The day has come to announce the winners of the Fangland contest. We were very impressed with all of the entries, but three really stood out. Best Creepy Story – The Candy Witch by Naamenblog Best Use of Folktale – Open Sesame by Nina First Place – Untitled (based on Frankenstein) by ChiaLynn ChiaLynn’s story […]

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Blog for a Beer!

It’s Friday on the east coast now, so I’m going ahead and kicking this puppy off. What can you tell us about fantasy literature that we don’t know? Amaze and delight me! We’ll pick the best of the comments and buy them a beer (or latte, or mineral water, or whatever liquid is most appealing […]

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Reader’s Choice

The Fangland contest is over! But you still have a chance to participate (a little). We have more than one copy to award, so we’re going to give one to the entry the readers like the most. Check out the entries here and vote for your favorite in the comments. The entry with the most […]

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There’s One Week Left To Win!

Just a reminder, you still have one week left to enter our contest to win a copy of Fangland. To enter, write a bit of flash fiction (under 750 words) in the spirit of Fangland–-stories based on a classic science fiction, fantasy, or horror tales but updated to modern settings/situations, and submit it in the […]

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Blog For A Beer!

Welcome to Fantasy Friday! Every week, you are invited to write and post anything having to do with fantasy, science fiction, etc., right here in the comments. Like, what’s your favorite Recycled SF Plot episode? Or, your thoughts on this week’s selection of the 85 Weirdest over at WeirdTales.net. Perhaps you have some thoughts on […]

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Win A Copy of Fangland by John Marks

Fantasy readers, here’s another opportunity for you to show how talented and creative you are and win a fabulous book in the process. Up for grabs: John Marks’ Fangland. In the annals of business trips gone horribly wrong, Evangeline Harker’s journey to Romania on behalf of her employer, the popular television newsmagazine The Hour, deserves […]

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Blog for a Beer!

Welcome to Fantasy Friday! Every week, you are invited to write and post anything having to do with fantasy, science fiction, etc., right here in the comments: a crazy idea for a new subgenre, a bit of a story you’re trying to write, your unbridled opinion of the last novel you read or the last […]

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Blog for a Beer!

Happy Fantasy Friday everyone! Just so you know, we finally chose a winner last week. It was tough because, damn, a lot of those comments were awesome. In the end, Alethea won out with her funny and creepy offering. Congrats! There were several others that amused or impressed us, including “American Gothic”, “Pollen Day/Yellow Day” […]

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In A Teapot: And The Phallic Symbol Goes To…

Denvention posted this year’s Hugo nominees a few days ago, and much rejoicing was heard across the land. I’m happy to see that there wasn’t a repeat of last year’s ovary-free fiction categories, though there are still fewer women than I’d like. Just means I’ll have to work harder for next year! The list looks […]