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  List of fantasy authors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alan Garner, (born 1934) author of Elidor and The Weirdstone of Brisingamen
Valery Leith, (born 1968) author of the Everien trilogy; a pseudonym of Tricia Sullivan
Patricia A. McKillip, (born 1948), author of The Rddlemaster of Hed
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_fantasy_authors   (1608 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Fantasy
In literature Fantasy is a form of fiction, encompassing novels, short stories, role-playing games, and movies, that is most typically set in a world quite different from the Earth, often replete with mythical creatures and magical powers.
As a genre, fantasy is both associated and contrasted with science fiction and horror fiction.
In the 19th and early 20th centuries, much fantasy was published in the same magazines as science fiction (and written by the same authors, largely).
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Fantasy   (482 words)

  
 Fantasy Reading List - FCPL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This list is divided into the older, classic authors who had an influence on the genre, and those who are still producing valuable work today.
Since some fantasy is classified as regular fiction, and some is in science fiction, check both sections of the Library, and don't forget to check the New Books section of the Library for the latest by the Current Stars.
Robin Hobb: Hobb is one of those fantasy authors whose works always seem to come in threes, but her characters have more depth than most, and the tension in these books is very real.
www.fairfaxcounty.gov /library/reading/adult/fantasy.htm   (1448 words)

  
 Authors :: Fantasy
An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like, whether short or long, fiction or nonfiction, poetry or prose, technical or literature.
The death of the author is in self-conscious opposition to the New Criticism, a literary critical movement popular in England and America in the first half of the 20th century.
According to this movement, the author's intent is assumed to be quite clear to the author and it becomes the critic's task to understand this intent.
arts.gourt.com /Literature/Genres/Fantasy/Authors.html   (549 words)

  
 Author
1) The author of a book, story, article or the like, is the person who has written it (or is writing it).
List of novelists by country (includes other types of authors).
List of Japanese authors: A B C D E F G H I K M N O S T U W Y
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/au/Authors.html   (107 words)

  
 Recommended Fantasy Authors List - Part 1/5
The List has maintained ONE of its original attributes - all of the participants share a fondness for the fantasy of David Eddings.
The listing will indicate if the titles are part of an on-going series or a limited series (trilogies, tetralogies, and the like), and if the books within the series stand alone.
Authors who write both science fiction AND fantasy (or books in other genres) only have their fantasy titles listed.
www.cs.uu.nl /wais/html/na-dir/fantasy/recommended-authors/part1.html   (2316 words)

  
 The Recommended Fantasy Author List
Listing of titles for recommended authors with last names beginning D through J.
Listing of titles for recommended authors with last names beginning K through P.
The dividing line between fantasy, science fiction, and horror is indistinct and highly subjective.
www.sff.net /people/Amy.Sheldon/listcont.htm   (877 words)

  
 Famous Science Fiction Authors - Criteria Indicating Fame
Authors such as Bradbury and Vonnegut who are well-known outside of genre literature are often even more famous than those who have been successful primarily within the sf/f genres.
Many of famous science fiction and fantasy authors have works which were voted among the 100 greatest novels of the century in the reader's choice survey conducted by the Modern Library Board (The complete list is available online from Random House).
Ten science-fiction and fantasy titles were on Amazon.com's 1996 annual bestsellers' list, listing the top 100 bestselling titles in the entire store, regardless of type or format (all types of fiction and nonfiction as well as paperbacks and hardcovers were counted).
www.adherents.com /lit/sf_lists.html   (3338 words)

  
 10 Most Influential Fantasy Authors » Solar Flare: Science Fiction News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The technique which has been used by many fantasy authors since then re-uses familiar and popular characters or (once they are too old) their sons and daughters to tell further stories.
He wasn't the first author to write humorous fantasy nor has he been the last, but he is clearly far and away the most successful at doing so.
She has influenced the ganre of Fantasy in its early years, and together with Tolkin is one of the founders of my favourite kind of books.
www.sflare.com /archives/10-most-influential-fantasy-authors   (3829 words)

  
 r.f.a. List - SFBookcase Archive
INTRODUCTION The Recommended Fantasy Author List was begun in April 1994 in the alt.fan.eddings newsgroup.
PW only lists mass market paperbacks that sell over one million copies, and the only author on this list to make those kind of sales in 1995 was ANNE RICE.
This list doesn't contain shared world novels and short story collections, except in those cases where I feel like including them (hey, it's called Editorial Privilege.) The dividing line between fantasy, science fiction, and horror is indistinct and highly subjective.
www.farris.co.uk /books/archive/rfa_list.htm   (10607 words)

  
 PHONE-SOFT INTERNET DIRECTORY INTERNATIONAL:AUTHORS LINKS
Author's Realm - Site where authors can post excerpts of their work (published and non), and where readers can find up and coming writers.
Mikael's Fantasy Home Page - A personal homepage devoted to several fantasy authors, including artwork inspired by their writings from various sources as well as the site author's own reviews and commentary.
SF and Fantasy Authors Who Are Characters in Movies - List of real-life sf/f authors who are major characters in feature films: H.G. Wells, Jules Verne, Anne Perry, Ayn Rand, William Shatner and more.
www.phs2.net /cwi/L3/o1858i.htm   (1649 words)

  
 Authors ONLINE SHOP - Authors ONLINE SHOP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Listings of authors of fantasy, sorted alphabetically by last-name.
SFcrowsnest.com: Fantasy Author Interviews Interviews with a number of fantasy authors such as Michael Moorcock, Stephen Hunt, and Alan Dean Foster on his 'Spellsinger' series.
Alpha Ralpha Boulevard Alphabetical listing of authors' bibliographies.
www.eheee.com /dir_3414_0_0___.html   (278 words)

  
 Castle Fiction - Epic and Heroic Fantasy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Epic fantasy has a long history, and there are classics in the genre that have gone into the public domain.
Authors of those works, such as Stephen R. Donaldson, Robert Jordan and Terry Goodkind, come immediately to mind.
He is only a child, but he is the heir to Gaborn's kingdom, and so must flee to the ends of the earth to avoid the destruction of all that Gaborn accomplished.
www.castlefiction.com   (1359 words)

  
 Science Fiction and Fantasy Book List
This site is a comprehensive bibliography of science-fiction and fantasy authors and their books.
If you find any mistakes or missing authors you think should be listed you can contact me, either by clicking on the link or using the form at the bottom of the page.
This site lists only single author titles, please check the index pages before emailing missing authors, as the site is now so large some browsers will miss authors out.
sfbooklist.co.uk   (163 words)

  
 Fantasy Authors and Readers Webring
C.M. Whitlock is the author of The Swords of Life and Death series.
The official website of fantasy writer, Fran Jacobs, and the only place where you can read extracts of her forthcoming novel, the Shadow Seer.
Fantasy writing by Charles Alexander Moffat, four full-length novels, numerous short stories and 1 novella.
u.webring.com /hub?ring=fantasyauthors   (2437 words)

  
 Omniseek: /Arts & Humanities /Literature /Books /Authors /Fantasy
Below is a list of science fiction and fantasy authors that I...
Website devoted to sf, fantasy and horror books; includes brief biographical information on authors, links to further resources on the web, and book-purchasing information; the "database" itself is searchable by author, keyword, or genre(s)
Fantasy Legend™ is designed to offer more of a "historical" feel than most games of this type.
www.omniseek.com /srch/{72325}   (420 words)

  
 Education World® - *Arts & Humanities : Literature : By Genre : Fiction : Fantasy : Authors : General Resources
CyberSpace Spinner Archive of Horror and Fantasy Fiction This website includes a directory of horror and fantasy author pseudonyms, as well a complete listing of winners of the Horror Writers' Association's Stoker Awards.
Mikael's Fantasy Home Page A personal homepage devoted to several fantasy authors, including artwork inspired by their writings from various sources as well as the site author's own reviews and commentary.
The Recommended Fantasy Author List Very thorough list of recommended authors of fantasy.
db.education-world.com /perl/browse?cat_id=8035   (208 words)

  
 GothicCenter.com-Gothic authors
Authors' Calendar - Provides short introductions to the lives and works of hundreds of authors from around the world.
ASCAP - The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers is a performing rights organization which licenses and collects royalties for performance of its members' music.
Sontag, Susan - Links to reviews and articles published by the author in the New York Review of Books, plus a bibliography of her books.
www.gothiccenter.com /gothic_authors.htm   (402 words)

  
 Fantasy Fiction Factor - Fantasy Writing Tips for Fantasy Writers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Fantasy is all about the strange, the fantastic, the beautiful and the amazing.
This easy to use Fantasy Name Generator is capable of creating more than 360,000 name combinations with a click of a button.
Much more than a mere list – it’s 186 pages full of fact and commentary, edited and compiled over the last 12 years by renowned Fantasy expert, Amy Sheldon.
fantasy.fictionfactor.com /course.html   (592 words)

  
 Children's Authors & Illustrators on the Web
A.G. Cascone - The author of young adult thrillers, and other works of horror and humor (not necessarily both in the same book!).
Evelyn Gallardo - Author and photographer of Among the Orangutans.
Crockett Johnson - The influential author and illustrator of Harold and the Purple Crayon.
www.ucalgary.ca /~dkbrown/authors.html   (1221 words)

  
 Books - The New York Times Book Review
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www.nytimes.com /pages/books   (665 words)

  
 Book Central: Authors & Illustrators
Meet our fabulous authors and illustrators who are the creators of all of your favorite stories to find out.
Cornelia Funke was a designer of board games and a book illustrator until she decided to write her own stories.
At the age of 28, she became a fully-fledged author and illustrator of children's books and has written over 40 books!
www.scholastic.com /titles/authors   (441 words)

  
 The Home Page of Amy Sheldon
Having lost touch with the fantasy side of the genre sometime in the early eighties, I decided to use the collective wisdom of the Internet to help decide which of the hundreds of new authors who had appeared over the last decade were worth reading.
Thus was born The Recommended Fantasy Author List.
Although sf and fantasy do make up the bulk of my recreational reading, they aren't the only books out there.
www.sff.net /people/amy.sheldon   (460 words)

  
 Fed Up With Fantasy Books @ Blogcritics.org
Fantasy used to be my favourite genre, but now I can barely make myself look at the books when I’m at Kino or Borders.
The thing about fantasy writing is it spans SUCH a huge range, from sword and sorcery pure and gothic to science fiction and all levels in between, so one person's Pratchett is another person's Cherryh.
I really haven't read too many fantasy authors: Greg Keys, Janny Wurts,utterly mad stuff by Robert Rankin and Tom Holt, Philip Pullman ('His Dark Materials' was beautifully written) and Tolkein of course.
blogcritics.org /archives/2006/09/23/113831.php   (2047 words)

  
 Recommended Fantasy Authors List - Part 3/5
As you can see, Lackey is a wildly prolific author, co- authoring books with everyone under the sun._ Stephen Lawhead (b.
Hooray!_ The Throme of the Erril of Sherill _Her first published fantasy, and it's hard to find, but well worth looking for.
Quality varies, and hard core fantasy fans won't like some of the liberties Moorcock takes with the genre, but if you like 'em, there sure are a LOT of 'em to keep you busy._ The War Hound and The World's Pain _Takes place in the 30-Years War time frame.
www.cs.uu.nl /wais/html/na-dir/fantasy/recommended-authors/part3.html   (1709 words)

  
 OtherWorld Links: Fantasy Authors
Blacktower.net - Character lists broken down alphabetically or by group.
There are so many to list that maybe the two site will have covered almost all of them.
The H.P. Lovecraft Archive - Biography, bibliography, a glossary concerning settings and creations of his fiction and extensive lists and links to other resources.
www.patriotresource.com /otherworld/links/fantasy/authors.html   (295 words)

  
 Minnesota SF, Fantasy, and Mystery Authors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Some of the authors and books listed aren't strictly SF, Fantasy, or Mystery, either, if the author has a strong enough connection.
Not all of these authors actually have a web presence.
Please identify pages as maintained by the author, or maintained by others.
dd-b.net /sf/Minnesota-authors.html   (275 words)

  
 Jiggle The Handle: Reading List
Here's a list of recently, currently and see to be read books: Recently Finished...
It isn't the first in the "Doc Ford" series, but oddly enough it seems to be the first one written from the first person perspective (mainly, anyway).
I recently tried a couple after seeing a list of fantasy authors on Pharyngula, but none of them really grabbed me. But this series of George RR Martin's about the land of Westeros has grabbed me every since I picked up the first book when it first came out.
jiggle.anaze.us /archives/2005/11/reading_list_1.html   (1623 words)

  
 Amazon: Listmania! - View List "Writing books for fantasy authors"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This is a book of lists, including such things as hair color, jobs, hats, and synonyms for run.
The lists for showing emotions are pretty cliche, but the others are quite useful.
Ultimate Fantasy and Mythology List: A list by Julie Hundven
www.amazon.com /Writing-books-for-fantasy-authors/lm/1FITY10TZA81N   (338 words)

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