YA fantasy

From Blacksmith Forge to Bookshelf: Author Bronwyn Eley Talks Favourite Fantasy Heroines and Debut Novel, ‘Relic’

Back in January, we announced that our YA fantasy imprint, Talem Press, had signed debut author Bronwyn Eley for the publication of her series, The Relic Trilogy. Fast-forward more than seven months later, and we’re now only two weeks away from sharing Relic, the first book in Bronwyn’s series, with the world! As a quick refresher, …

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The End of an Epic Era: Interview with Helen Scheuerer, Author of ‘War of Mist’

It feels like both a long time and no time at all since our Founding Editor, Helen Scheuerer, launched her debut YA fantasy novel, Heart of Mist. Released through our imprint Talem Press in 2017, Heart of Mist was the first book in The Oremere Chronicles: a gripping, magical series about lands wreathed in deadly mist, people …

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5 Tips For Better Physical World-Building In Your Fantasy Novel

World-building is one of the most important parts of fantasy writing – and one that many writers understandably find challenging. As well as things like culture, customs, language, religion and politics, world-building involves the creation of the physical world itself. This is a huge undertaking, especially for writers whose strong point is storytelling, not geography! …

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