Synopsis Solian ata’yar. Dauv ata’yar. Nur temen vie’ryn valana.Live as one. Die as one. For those we’ve lost.The city of Kingspass burns, and Calen Bryer’s world has been shaken to its core. With Valerys at his side, Calen must battle his demons and push forward. There are people who need him, people who need what […]
Author Roundtable: Indie Marketing (with Kian N. Ardalan, Ryan Cahill, Aparna Verma & Gourav Mohanty)
Join authors Kian N. Ardalan, Ryan Cahill, Aparna Verma and Gourav Mohanty for FanFiAddict’s very first author roundtable! During the discussion, these four talented authors share their takes on Indie Marketing, exploring how they have marketed their books, methods for successful marketing, social media platforms and more.
This is the first edition of our monthly AUTHOR ROUNDTABLE series, where we bring a handful of authors together to discuss a topic related to SF/F/H, writing craft, publishing and more.
TBRCon2023 Highlight: What Is Modern Epic Fantasy, Anyway? (Panel)
Every week, we will be highlighting a panel from TBRCon2023, looking back on the amazing variety of panels that we had the honor of hosting.
This week, join moderator/booktuber Bookborn and authors Ken Liu, Ryan Cahill, R.R. Virdi, L.L. MacRae and Justin T. Call for a TBRCon2023 author panel on “What Is Modern Epic Fantasy, Anyway?”.
Ryan Cahill: ‘Of Blood and Fire’ Special Edition Live Signing (with Adrian M. Gibson & M.J. Kuhn)
Join fantasy author Ryan Cahill for a live signing of The Broken Binding’s special editions for Of Blood and Fire, featuring our very own Adrian M. Gibson & M.J. Kuhn (of SFF Addicts) as special guests. Grab a drink or a dragon and hang out with us!
Multi-Review: The Fall (#0.5) /Of Blood and Fire (#1) (The Bound and the Broken) by Ryan Cahill
A must review of one of the best self-published fantasy novels I’ve ever read. Classic fantasy for the modern reader.
Review: Of Blood & Fire (The Bound & The Broken #1) by Ryan Cahill
For me, Of Blood & Fire feels like a love letter to classic, traditional fantasy. Ryan Cahill is passionate about the fantasy genre. I thoroughly enjoyed Of Blood & Fire and I look forward to getting to the chonky sequel!
SFF Addicts Ep. 24:One-Year Anniversary Extravaganza!
Join host Adrian M. Gibson for a special SFF Addicts one-year anniversary extravaganza (streamed live on YouTube), where he reminisces on the past year of podcasting, chats with friends and catches up with past guest authors like Kevin Hearne, Delilah S. Dawson, Anthony Ryan, K.S. Villoso, Andrea Stewart, Dyrk Ashton, Michael R. Fletcher, Krystle Matar, Ryan Cahill, Matt Kressel and more. Plus, three LIVE READINGS, from authors Connor M. Caplan, Tori Gross and Adrian M. Gibson himself.
Review: The Exile (The Bound and the Broken #2.5) by Ryan Cahill
The Exile is a companion story to Ryan Cahill’s The Bound and the Broken, and the second novella to come out of the series. The narrative is broken into 4 parts and tells the background story of Dayne, who appears in book 2 of the series and becomes an important figure and fan favorite.
SFF Addicts Ep. 16: Dragons! (with Evan Winter, Ryan Cahill, Quenby Olson, Brian Naslund & Kerstin Espinosa Rosero)
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and authors Evan Winter, Ryan Cahill, Quenby Olson, Brian Naslund and Kerstin Espinosa Rosero as they delve into the mysterious and magical world of dragons. During the panel they discuss their personal histories with dragons, fresh and modern representations of the creature, dragon tropes and motifs and much more. There was also a solid twenty minutes or so towards the end where each panelist offers up amazing writing advice for the aspiring and working authors out there. Side note: this panel was beautiful chaos, featuring many mic drops, dick jokes (just the words, not actual jokes), crotch biting references and more.
Five Reads for 2022
It has become a bit of a tradition for me to post a list of five of the books I am looking forward to in the coming year (though, in this case, as I am a little late getting it written – it is actually books for this year). The list of phenomenal books being released in 2022 is endless, so choosing five is so hard. But, here it goes: Five Reads for 2022 (BE WARE: some synopsis may contain spoilers for previous books).
Traveling Cloak’s Favorite Indie Reads of 2021
With so many great Indie authors writing books, I wanted to give them their own post to highlight all the good work being done. I think I read more Indie books than ever last year, and here are my favorites.
Review: Of Darkness and Light (The Bound and The Broken #2) by Ryan Cahill
For me personally Of Darkness and Light could have been 900 pages longer and it wouldn’t have mattered. It’s that epically good.