fantasy

Unsung launches 2084 at FantasyCon 2017

It's nearly time for FantasyCon in Peterborough, where we will be launching 2084, as well as celebrating the rest of our 2017 titles, Metronome, Pseudotooth and You Will Grow Into Them, in the Reading Room from 1:30pm on the Sunday.

Teaching in fiction, or how I learned to stop worrying and love cryptology

Here’s an idea to make school more fun, and the world a more considered place: let’s embrace the teaching potential of fiction. As a species we love stories in all forms, so much so that we go out of our way to consume them at every opportunity. So if we’re doing it anyway why not make the most of it?

What's a genre for?

I’m beginning to wonder if there’s an elephant in the room when it comes to sci-fi, fantasy, horror and all the other things that come under the umbrella of ‘speculative fiction’. It might just be that elephant is called Genre. The question is, are we approaching the point where it's more of a hinderance than a brave new world