Reddit Fantasy

Public description

r/Fantasy is the internet's largest discussion forum for the greater Speculative Fiction genre. Fans of fantasy, science fiction, horror, alt history, and more can all find a home with us. We welcome respectful dialogue related to speculative fiction in literature, games, film, and the wider world.#### Description Please be aware that the sidebar in 'old' Reddit is no longer being updated with information about Book Clubs and AMAs as of October 2018. Resource links will direct you to Wiki pages, which we are maintaining. For updated information regarding ongoing community features, please visit 'new' Reddit.

#About ###Mission

/r/Fantasy is the internet’s largest discussion forum for the greater Speculative Fiction genre. We welcome respectful dialogue related to speculative fiction in literature, games, film, and the wider world.

We reserve the right to remove discussion that does not fulfill the mission of /r/Fantasy.


Build a reputation for inclusive, welcoming dialogue where creators and fans of all types of speculative fiction mingle.


Respect for members and creators shall extend to every interaction.

Interact with the community in good faith.

Interactions should not primarily be for personal benefit. Personal benefit includes, but is not limited to: financial gain from sales or referral links, traffic to your own website/blog/channel, karma farming, critiques or feedback of your work from the community, etc. This also applies to you posting on behalf of your friend/family member/neighbor.

#Rules ###Be Kind

Every interaction on the subreddit must be kind, respectful, and welcoming. Do not engage in hate speech, harassment, arguing in bad faith, sealioning, or general pot stirring. This is an LGBTQ+ friendly space.

We ask all users help us create a welcoming environment by reporting posts/comments that do not follow the subreddit rules.

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###Hide All Spoilers

Hide All Spoilers, no matter how old.

Spoiler tags look like this: >!text goes here!< Please make sure that there are no spaces between ! and the text.

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###No Pirated Content

Absolutely no pirated content or references to pirated content. Breaking this rule will result in an immediate ban.

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###Art and Image Posts

Only regular and consistent community members can post art. The artist MUST be credited in the title. If you are the artist, our Self-Promotion Policy also applies. Please read the full rules, linked below, prior to posting art.

Do not post direct image links or memes.

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###Discussion Posts, Recommendation Requests, & Simple Questions

Detailed recommendation requests are encouraged! However, use our Daily Simple Questions & Recommendations thread for small questions.

Discussion posts should encourage high levels of engagement. Posts with inflammatory titles will be removed.

Crossposts other than AMAs are not allowed.

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###Self-Promotion & Karma Farming

The vast majority of your interactions on the sub should not be referencing you, your work, or have any promotional elements.

Please read our full rules prior to engaging in self promotion.

Karma farming involves linking/spamming content in the sub without meaningfully engaging with the community. This is never allowed

Authors can sign up for our Writer of the Day series here.

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###Videos, Music, and Other Content Trailers are allowed. Amateur films will be removed or redirected.

Please see Articles, Blogs, and Reviews for rules on video reviews.

Media may be posted within a comment or discussion posts.

Please read our full rules prior to posting media.

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###Articles, Blogs, and Reviews

If you are affiliated with a blog, please reformat discussion posts or reviews as a text post. You must include the full text of your article or review.

Direct links to trade publication reviews/articles are allowed.

Please read our full rules prior to posting any reviews from your blog or youtube channel.

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###Writing and Publishing Discussion

All writing advice belongs in our weekly Writing Wednesday thread.

If you would like to discuss your own experience as an author outside of an AMA, you can sign up for Writer of the Day here.

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###Surveys, Polls, Homework, and Academia

Do not ask for help with your homework.

Surveys and polls MUST be approved via modmail before being posted. Please read our full rules prior to posting any surveys, polls, or other academic content.

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###Events, Giveaways, Sales, Referral Links, and Crowdfunding

All events must be coordinated with the mod team.

Only creators may use referral links.

All giveaways must be hosted on the r/fantasy sub.

One post per sale or crowdfund campaign.

Please read our full rules prior to posting any events, giveaways, sales, or crowdfund campaigns.

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#####AMAs, Awards, and Challenges

#####Book Bingo Reading Challenge


#####Find Books

#####Community Book Clubs and Readalongs

#####Fantasy Websites

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The most common phrases the members use:

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