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An Interview with Fantasy Artist, Danielle Storey

(From the 2012 Interview) While attending Fan Expo Canada, I was fortunate to meet Danielle Storey and view her amazing artwork. After talking with Danielle about her work, I realized how knowledgeable and passionate she was about the fantasy genre. By the time I left her table, not only did I leave with several of her art prints, but I ...

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Lauren Faust to Direct Medusa Animated Film

  Perhaps best known for rebooting the My Little Pony franchise with Friendship is Magic, Lauren Faust has been tapped to direct a new animated film entitled Medusa. Rather than keeping with the violent, depressing mythological tale of the gorgon, Sony’s Medusa will be “a clever, heartfelt animated comedy about a girl who’s having the ultimate bad hair day.” The ...

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Vikings: A Clive Standen Q&A

Clive Standen who plays Rollo in Vikings took part in an online Q&A. The Q&A was planned to coincide with the airing of the first season and second episode in the UK. I was able to ask him a few questions which he did answer! He did gave me some information to look up and now I know even more ...

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The Narrow Road – A Book Review

I received this novel as a prize for helping fund a kickstarter campaign. Erik Yeager, author, producer and filmmaker is the author of The Narrow Road and David Delagardelle is the illustrator. The Narrow Road is an imaginative retelling of John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress. To be onest, I have yet to read Pilgrim’s Progress so I don’t know how close ...

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Call For Papers: The Inklings and King Arthur

From Sørina Higgins of The Oddest Inkling – The recent publication of The Fall of Arthur, an unfinished poem by J.R.R. Tolkien, revealed a startling aspect of the legendarium. The key is found in notes Tolkien left about how he intended the fragmentary Fall of Arthur to continue (included in Christopher Tolkien’s editorial matter). After Arthur was carried away for ...

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Journey to Aresmore

One thousand years ago, our world was connected to a land of myth and magic, the world of Aresmore.  These two worlds were separated by an evil wizard who closed the portals joining them.  Or so he thought.  If you want to see what happens next, you can fund the project through Indigogo.  And to whet your appetite, check out ...

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The Mythgard Institute Launches The Mythgard Academy

The Mythgard Institute, founded in 2011 was designed to create a rigorous, intensive and educational experience for students all over the world in Tolkien studies, fantasy, science fiction and mythical literature by utilizing the technology of the twenty-first century. Online courses are offered for these subjects and these classes are taught and led by world class teachers and scholars. The ...

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