Fantasy Firsts Sweepstakes

It’s November, which means we are entering the last month of our Fantasy Firsts program. We wanted to say thank you with a special sweepstakes, featuring ALL the titles we highlighted this past year. That’s 40 fantastic reads from 40 different series to add to your TBR stack! Plus, we’re including an added bonus: two sandblasted book dragon mugs, so you can enjoy your coffee or tea in style while you read.

Range of Ghosts: Chapters 1-4

Welcome back to Fantasy Firsts. Today we’re featuring an extended excerpt from Range of Ghosts by Elizabeth Bear, first in the Eternal Sky trilogy. The Khan’s heir, exiled by his cousin’s bloody victory, joins a princess who surrendered her worldly power for the gifts of magic, fighting to hold back a rising evil.

Fantasy Firsts Sweepstakes

Welcome back to Fantasy Firsts! Our mission this year is to introduce you to some amazing fantasy series, and we’re continuing to do that today with an exciting sweepstakes. We’re offering the chance to add to your TBR stack with nine fantastic reads, plus a sandblasted book dragon mug for your hot beverage of choice.

Throwback Thursdays: Cat-Waxing 101

Welcome to Throwback Thursdays on the Tor/Forge blog! Every other week, we’re delving into our newsletter archives and sharing some of our favorite posts. Back in March of 2012, author Elizabeth Bear shared the tricks successful writers use—tricks you can definitely trust, now that she’s finished her critically-acclaimed Eternal Sky trilogy with the publication of…