Featuring thirteen fantasy stories by popular and critically acclaimed writers, this anthology offers a fascinating and unique roster of authors whose gripping tales run the gamut of fantasy themes and settings. Each original tale showcases heroic action and rich mythology penned by a varied collection of contributors, including master Tanith Lee, cult favorites Howard Andrew Jones and Joseph A. McCullough, and rising stars Sean T. M. Stiennon and Robert J. Santa—writers who bring together magic, swordplay, and eclectic characters in stories that transport readers to alternate worlds, distant pasts, and fantastic settings. Two essays on the craft and business of fiction writing round out the collection, making this anthology both a model of the genre and a source of inspiration for aspiring fantasy writers.
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Daniel E. Blackston is the editor of Lords of Swords and a senior editor at SFReader.com, where he edits the "Firebrand Fiction" column. He lives in Springfield, Illinois. Tanith Lee is the author of 54 novels, including Black Unicorn and The Silver Metal Lover, as well as 188 short stories, a children's picture book, and many poems. Ed McFadden is the editor of the magazine Fantastic Stories of the Imagination. His stories have appeared in publications such as The And, The Arizona Literary Review, and Terminal Fright. He lives in Long Island, New York. Eugie Foster is the managing editor of the four-time Hugo Award–nominated Tangent and the author of Ascendancy of Blood. She lives in Alpharetta, Georgia. Vera Nazarian is the author of Dreams of the Compass Rose and Lords of Rainbow.
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