Tags: Fantasy Tropes
Hafsah Faizal Photo Women in SF&F Month: Hafsah Faizal

Today’s guest is Hafsah Faizal! We Hunt the Flame, her YA fantasy debut novel inspired in part by ancient Arabia, has received starred reviews from Booklist and The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books. You can read chapter one on Hypable right now—and you can read the book in its entirety when We Hunt the Flame is released on May 14! Nearly every author introduces a trope into their novel at some point, whether to eventually subvert said trope, […]

Theft of Swords by Michael J. Sullivan Guest Post: Michael J. Sullivan on Fantasy Tropes

Today I am pleased to have a guest post by Michael J. Sullivan on the topic of fantasy tropes. I just reviewed his Theft of Swords yesterday and found it a very enjoyable traditional fantasy. In this post, I think Michael makes some really good points about tropes in fantasy and what people often mean when they say they are tired of fantasy tropes. I hope you enjoy it, too, and thanks to Michael for stopping by today!   Hello, […]