Author Archives: June Faramore

About June Faramore

Writer of fantasy, mainstream, and young adult fiction. Poet and sketcher. Mother. I read a lot and love cheese. Guitar playing singer-songwriter. I also enjoy stepping on the cracks in the sidewalk.

2013 – A Year in SFF – June’s Picks

Favorite picks from the year? We’re going to go with what I’ve read/seen, because as the whole mom-type person my to be read and to be watched lists are forever a mile long. What was your favorite fantasy/sci-fi book you … Continue reading

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The Desolation of Smaug: A Discussion of Expectations

It is not often I see a movie close enough to release to be able to review it, but there seems to be an exception to this rule when it comes to the Middle-Earth movies. I saw Fellowship of the … Continue reading

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WtF a Fantasy Podcast #11 – Sword and Sorcery

A little late, but here’s our latest podcast. Conan, D&D, Howard, Moore, and the examples of Sword and Sorcery in some modern media. Hope you enjoy! To download, right click and hit Save Link As.     Panelists: June Faramore … Continue reading

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WtF a Fantasy Podcast #10 – Heroic Fantasy

Wednesday night we discussed heroic fantasy and why it is a different subgenre than sword and sorcery. Druss the Legend, Pug and Riftwar,  and Neo’s reluctant entrance into The Matrix were all part of our chat. As well as The … Continue reading

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WtF a Fantasy Podcast #9 – Dark/GrimDark Fantasy

Right-Click and hit Save Link As to Download In our latest webcast we talk about grimdark fantasy. We cover some of the authors that write these grittier works of fantasy like Abercrombie and Martin. We also discuss some of the … Continue reading

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WtF a Broadcast #7 – Mythic Fiction – Podcast Version

Better late than never. Tune into this week’s cast at 9PM Eastern Time. Mythic Fiction Right Click and Hit Save Link As to Download Panelists: June Faramore Lisa Richardson CJ Casey Webcast Notes: 0:00:01 – WtF theme and intro 0:01:50 … Continue reading

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Read This Now: The Black Jewels Trilogy by Anne Bishop

I owe a favor to a regular customer at Denny’s years ago who recommended this trilogy to me. As an avid reader of more traditional epic fantasy, I was intrigued by his description of a series that was darker, and … Continue reading

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