How to Define Fantasy

This is a great discussion with a good infographic at the end to clarify the boundaries of different types of SF & F. I like reading all of it for the most part. Check this post out and leave your thoughts…

Upside-Down Books

Whilst writing reviews I often ask myself how on earth  I define fantasy. Why do I ask myself this? Mostly because I enjoy making my life difficult, but also because Fantasy has those delightful little sub-genres called “Epic” and “High”. And if you’re really picky there are a million other sub-genres, but these ones bother me the most. Today, I’m going to introduce to you the official Kirstie’s Manual to Categorising Your Books Correctly. In other words, I’m going to tell you how I think these divisions work if you’re like me and feel that the word “Fantasy” is not quite fulfilling enough.

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