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Phantastes: A Gorgeous Visual Feast for Fantasy Fans

Phantastes original art from Cave Pictures Publishing

New Kickstarter graphic novel blends gorgeous art and storytelling the likes of which Lord of the Rings fans won’t want to miss! Ever heard of Scottish writer George MacDonald? His fantastical stories aren’t just a lot of fun to explore—they’re also an influence and source of inspiration for numerous well-known fantasy writers like J.M. Barrie, J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Neil ...

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Limitless Possibilities: The SFF Stories of Emily Inkpen

The Dex Legacy podcast - interview with author Emily Inkpen

Sci-fi author, scriptwriter, poet and general word nerd, Emily Inkpen is obsessed with putting all the right words in the right order in every story she inks. In her most recently penned tales from planet SP714, the setting for The Dex Legacy series, the forthcoming sci-fi audio podcast, she explores the limitless possibilities of fantasy and sci-fi story crafting. TFN: ...

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Magic and Comedy: The Making of Magus Elgar (Now on TFN)

Magus Elgar fantasy comedy podcast debuts on The Fantasy Network (watch.thefantasy.network)

In the magical world of Hearth, learning magic is as dangerous as it is exciting. But Magus Elgar is one of the finest casters out there. With luck, he might finally have a student that lives through the lessons. Magus Elgar is a podcast fantasy comedy for all ages inspired by the works of Terry Pratchett, and it recently made ...

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The Strange Case of Starship Iris

Fan art for The Strange Case of Starship Iris - an interview on The Fantasy Network News

Reprinted with permission from our partners at Recursor.TV Our ongoing series covering sci-fi and fantasy audio dramas continues today with The Strange Case of Starship Iris by Jessica Best. The podcast airs via the Procyon Podcast Network, which was created in the fall of 2016 when a group of audio drama enthusiasts came together on social media to discuss the ...

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The Sci-Fi/Horror/Gaming Audio Dramas of Fool & Scholar

In the world of audio fiction, success tends to be a team effort. That’s clear in the work Travis Vengroff and Kaitlin Statz, the husband-wife duo behind Fool & Scholar Productions—an award-winning podcast network that produces horror, RPG, and sci-fi podcast fiction. Their efforts in podcasting began simply enough, as a creative hobby they could do together. Soon, with Statz ...

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Blending SFF, Audio and Improv: Rusty Quill Podcast Network

Looking for audio dramas that bring together horror, fantasy, science fiction, comedy, improvisational performances and gaming? Is there such a thing? Yes, there is—and it’s known as the Rusty Quill Network, a multi-award-winning podcast network with popular shows such as Rusty Quill Gaming (tabletop gaming fiction), Stellar Firma (an improv sci-fi tale in the mode of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy), ...

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Alternative Stories and Fake Realities

Alternative Stories - interview on The Fantasy Network News

Reprinted with permission from our partners at Recursor.TV Our ongoing series covering sci-fi and fantasy audio dramas continues today with Alternative Stories and Fake Realities, a podcast and production company for new and original audio drama, poetry and writing from across the English-speaking world. With well-known authors like Terri Windling and Chris Beckett, and up-and-coming writers like Emily Inkpen among ...

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Lizardfolk: An interview with the creators of TFN’s Roll With It

What did you do during the pandemic of 2020? If you were part of the creative team known as Lizardfolk, you planned and shot a comedic look at D&D gaming. The resulting film, Roll With It, is a lot of fun—and it’s available for streaming on The Fantasy Network. The Lizardfolk team talked with The Fantasy News to share about the ...

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The Dragon Stone Conspiracy: Author Amanda Cherry Talks about the Strowlers Novel

Available on The Fantasy Network for streaming, the web series Strowlers by Zombie Orpheus Entertainment creates a world in which magic is real and everyone wants to control it. Everyday heroes struggle to survive their encounters with creatures from beyond the veil, unlicensed magicians, and the shadowy government agencies tasked with controlling it. Now, that world is expanded in a novel ...

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Creator Justin Price Talks Inspiration for Paragon: The Shadow Wars

Watch Paragon: The Shadow Wars starring Danny Trejo on The Fantasy Network

In a world where Reapers take souls and demons bargain with humans for their place among the food chain, a new descendent named Jael has emerged to stop Death’s plan to reset the world. That’s the premise of Paragon: The Shadow Wars, a new fantasy series featured on The Fantasy Network. Director, actor and producer Justin Price joined TFN News ...

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