Last February a council of experts assembled here at Horror Delve to discuss their favorite fantasy weapons (https://horrordelve.com/2016/02/14/the-ultimate-fantasy-weapons-list/). This year another group has gathered to tell us of their favorite beasts to use such weapons against. I’ve always loved paging through Monster Manuals filled with bizarre beasts terrifying enough to send even the most stalwart of […]Read More ULTIMATE FANTASY CREATURES LIST
Weapons have long played a key in role in the fantasy genre, most commonly taking the form of swords, but everything from daggers to bows to magic rings and more have made their mark along the way. Many of these iconic tools of combat have been granted names, including those possessing no magical properties whatsoever […]Read More THE ULTIMATE FANTASY WEAPONS LIST
I haven’t put together my own list of favorite fantasy books, but if I did, WEEPING DARK: BLEEDING EDGE by Raven and Lain Bower would be on it. I loved that book and will be among the first to return to its rich world of magic and adventure (reviewed here: https://horrordelve.com/2013/09/02/review-of-weeping-dark-bleeding-edge-by-raven-and-lain-bower/) when the next book […]Read More Raven Bower, What Are Some of Your Favorite Pieces of Fantasy Fiction?
To celebrate Sword and Sorcery month here at Horror Delve, I wanted to find out what were some of the best pieces of fantasy fiction? To do this, I asked a great group of modern writers to list some of their favorites. First up is Willie Meikle, a prolific writer with over 20 novels and […]Read More Willie Meikle, What Are Some of Your Favorite Pieces of Fantasy Fiction?
I’ve been a fan of Raven Bower since her first book, APPARITIONS. Her ability to introduce lifelike, realistic characters into bone-chilling scenes of nightmarish terror are second-to-none. I could go on about how much I enjoyed it and its subsequent sequels, but I did that already here: https://horrordelve.com/2014/03/24/baileykhanetrilogy/. She and her husband Lain have also […]Read More HORROR DELVE ASKS: WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE HALLOWEEN COSTUME, RAVEN BOWER?
Tom English is a writer, an editor, and the owner of DEAD LETTER PRESS. I met him when he accepted my first short story, “The Collective of Blaque Reach”, to serve as a companion chap book to the fantastic anthology, BOUND FOR EVIL: CURIOUS TALES OF BOOKS GONE BAD. I count myself lucky to have […]Read More Horror Delve Asks: What was your favorite HalloweenCostume, Tom English?
David T. Wilbanks is one of my absolute favorite people to follow online. His posts about horror and fantasy in literature, on TV and in movies are insightful, witty and always a fun read. I first became aware of him when he used to cohost the great Pod of Horror podcast with Mark Justice. The […]Read More Horror Delve Asks: What Was Your Favorite Halloween Costume, David T. Wilbanks?