Appendix N Archaeology: Harold Lamb
Sep01

Appendix N Archaeology: Harold Lamb

Our Adventures in Fiction series is meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. In the now-famed Appendix N, Gary Gygax lists roughly thirty authors whose works inspired the creation of Dungeons & Dragons. Many luminaries from the fields...

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Films of High Adventure: H.P. Lovecraft
Aug22

Films of High Adventure: H.P. Lovecraft

Films of High Adventure: H. P. Lovecraft By Bob Brinkman The Films of High Adventure series examines the impact that the authors of Appendix N have had on the world at large. This time out, we’re continuing the celebration of H.P. Lovecraft’s birthday with an article on all of his works that have made their way to the big (or small) screen. The works of H. P. Lovecraft are among the most frequently adapted of any Appendix...

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Adventures in Fiction: H.P. Lovecraft
Aug21

Adventures in Fiction: H.P. Lovecraft

Our Adventures in Fiction series is meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. Today we celebrate the birthday of HP Lovecraft, one of the most influential authors of the 20th Century. In honor of this day, we re-present the Adventures in...

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Adventures in Fiction: Andrew Offutt
Aug16

Adventures in Fiction: Andrew Offutt

Our Adventures in Fiction series is meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. August 16th we celebrate the birth of Andrew J. Offutt, whose passion and talent cemented him into the ranks of Appendix N. Adventures in Fiction: Andrew J. Offutt by Ngo...

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Adventures in Fiction: Ray Harryhausen
Jun29

Adventures in Fiction: Ray Harryhausen

Adventures in Fiction: Ray Harryhausen and the Look of Fantasy by Brett Brooks Our Adventures in Fiction series is meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. June 29th celebrates the birthdate of Ray Harryhausen. As one of the most...

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Adventures in Fiction: Lin Carter
Jun09

Adventures in Fiction: Lin Carter

Adventures in Fiction: Lin Carter by Ngo Vinh-Hoi Our Adventures in Fiction series is meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. June 9 marks the anniversary of the birth of Lin Carter, a prolific author who contributed to Appendix N. Here...

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Adventures in Fiction: Manly Wade Wellman
May21

Adventures in Fiction: Manly Wade Wellman

Adventures in Fiction: Manly Wade Wellman by Michael Curtis Our Adventures in Fiction series is meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. May 21 marks the anniversary of the birth of Manly Wade Wellman, a unique contributor to Appendix N....

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Adventures in Fiction: Gardner Fox
May20

Adventures in Fiction: Gardner Fox

Adventures in Fiction: Gardner Fox by Jeff Goad Our Adventures in Fiction series is meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. May 20th is the birthdate of Gardner F. Fox. Most people know him as the legendary and prolific writer for DC...

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Adventures in Fiction: Roger Zelazny
May13

Adventures in Fiction: Roger Zelazny

Adventures in Fiction: Roger Zelazny and the Chronicles of Amber by Steve Bean Our Adventures in Fiction series is meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. The idea of space gods seems somewhat commonplace today, but Roger Zelazny is the reason that most...

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Adventures in Fiction: Jack Williamson
Apr29

Adventures in Fiction: Jack Williamson

Our Adventures in Fiction series is meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. Adventures in Fiction: Jack Williamson by Ngo Vinh-Hoi In the storied list of Appendix N authors, there is one name that encapsulates nearly the entire course of modern American...

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Adventures in Fiction: Fletcher Pratt
Apr25

Adventures in Fiction: Fletcher Pratt

Our Adventures in Fiction series is meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. Adventures in Fiction: Fletcher Pratt by Jeff Goad The Appendix N is a list of prolific authors of science fiction and fantasy. But Fletcher Pratt is not one of them, at least...

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Stepping Into the Shared World of Robert Asprin’s Thieves’ World
Apr09

Stepping Into the Shared World of Robert Asprin’s Thieves’ World

Stepping Into the Shared World of Robert Asprin’s Thieves’ World by Bill Ward “There are philosophers who argue that there is no such thing as evil qua evil; that, discounting spells (which of course relieve an individual of responsibility), when a man commits an evil deed he is a victim himself, the slave of his progeniture and nurturing. Such philosophers might profit by studying Sanctuary.” -from Joe Haldeman’s...

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