WtF a Fantasy Podcast #15 – Contemporary Fantasy

Here’s the audio version of the week’s broadcast. Feel free to download and take it with you! During yesterday’s webcast we talked about contemporary fantasy and some of the things that define it as a genre. We discussed various books, television shows, and movies that are good examples of contemporary fantasy as well. Tune in... Continue Reading →

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WtF a Fantasy Podcast #13 – Alternate History

Here’s the audio version of the week’s broadcast. Feel free to download and take it with you! On this week’s webcast it was all about alternate history. We talked a little bit about what defines it, how there can sometimes be a fine line between it and other genres, and some of the works in... Continue Reading →

Musings on Alternate History

I'm supposed to be writing about alternate history today, to tie in with our discussion on tonight's webcast. The only problem is, I haven't really read or seen a lot in this genre. I used to be quite a fan of Sliders (many, many moons ago) and I've maybe read a few short stories, seen... Continue Reading →

Issue Three: Alter

We're extremely happy to present our third issue of Way Too Fantasy. Click the cover below to enter the issue's Table of Contents. Special thanks to all our contributors for this issue, and past issues, you guys are awesome. Want to be a part of Way Too Fantasy? Just check out our submissions guidelines, or... Continue Reading →

WtF a Fantasy Podcast #12 – Historical Fantasy

Here's the audio version of the week's broadcast. Feel free to download and take it with you! This week on the webcast we chatted about historical fantasy, what defines it, how it relates to alternate history, and why we love it. We brought up works both from inside and outside the fantasy genre that we... Continue Reading →

On History and Fantasy

As a bookworm, the thing that I enjoy reading most, besides fantasy, is historical fiction. I've always had a fondness for history and, for me, reading books which take place in historical settings is just as magical as exploring carefully constructed secondary worlds. Much of fantasy is based on history, in some way or another.... Continue Reading →

Review: Sleepy Hollow

When I sat down to watch the pilot episode of the new Sleepy Hollow television series, I wasn't sure what to expect. I knew that it was based on the story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving, but being familiar with the tale, I couldn't figure out how they'd manage to stretch that... Continue Reading →

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 Lisa Richardson CJ Casey Webcast Notes: 00:01 - theme and intro 01:45 - definition, waxing... Continue Reading →

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