I have no idea what truly constitutes “dark fantasy,” aside from it sounding like something not intended for children. I suppose it means fantasy containing heavier, more mature themes and scenes and whatnot. Whatever it is, my book What Remains of Heroes seems to have found its home there, and has been lingering in and around the Top 10 bestselling ebooks on Amazon in that category.
I reckon I’ll take it.
The fantasy fiction I enjoy reading tends to fall into the “grimdark” category of Abercrombie, Lawrence, et al. It certainly has its threads entwined in my writing, though I do try to keep that flame of hope—however frail against the darkness—alive in my story. But there is still a lot of darkness.
So I guess Dark Fantasy it is. I’ll wear the label with pride.