Fantasy Stories

Fantasy
If you enjoy movies like Lord of the Rings, Pan’s Labyrinth, 300, Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Mummy, Conan, Beowulf and Eragon then you’ll enjoy fantasy fiction.
Many of these movies were based on fantasy books/stories.

‘Hobgoblin Boots’ a Mocklore Story by Tansy Rayner Roberts
Published Scrybe Press

When I was thirteen years old, my mother ran away from home.  No one was surprised.  She had always been the flighty type.  I was old enough to take care of myself anyway, always running off somewhere on an adventure or a scrape.

Truth is, I was hardly home at all and when she left our village it is entirely possible that she just forgot about me.
Or maybe it was me she was running away from.   Read Tansy’s story Hobgoblin Boots

‘THE TALE OF TALES’ by Richard Harland
Published Kaleidotrope

Storyteller! A storyteller! Come to port!’
I remember the cries, the excitement. I was only fourteen years old, and didn’t understand at first. We had storytellers enough in our own towns and villages. Why did we need a storyteller from foreign parts?   Read Richard’s story Tale of Tales

‘The Legacy of Master Li’ by Maxine McArthur
Published Conversations, Vol 5 No.2 Summer 2005 Pandanus Books

“Do you not think you were too hard on him?” First Assistant Meng accepted the scroll from Master Huang and tied it carefully.
He ties the strings of the foolish man’s fate, thought Huang.
“No,” he said.   Read Maxine’s story The Legacy of Master Li


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