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My Journey into Writing Fantasy

  This is an excerpt from my post on Fiction Frolic for All Hallow’s Read. Check it out to see how ten authors are banding together to raise 1000 books for literacy!     Reading has always been an irreplaceable part of my life. I’ve my grandmother to thank for this, for it was she who. . . Read More


Fiction Frolic for All Hallows Read

  For the first 3 weeks of October, myself and nine amazing authors have pooled our creative resources into a promotional event to support the tradition originated by Neil Gaiman of giving a book or a scary story away each Halloween. You can read more about All Hallow’s Read here.     Our goal is to raise 1000. . . Read More


Oh where, oh where is Book 2?

I’ve been getting numerous requests for an update on Book 2, The Dagger of Adendigaeth.  So here goes! The manuscript is complete. Yes, truly.  It’s not quite as long as Cephrael’s Hand, but you’ll have lots of time with your favorites, plus an introduction to Kjieran van Stone, the truthreader sworn to King Gydryn who. . . Read More


Björn van Gelderan Is Good (or is he?)

“Björn van Gelderan is good.  I’m telling you, he is.”  (reader quote) If you’ve read Cephrael’s Hand, perhaps you have an opinion on the Fifth Vestal’s motivations and actions.  Perhaps you’ve decided that he’s been wrongly maligned by the other Vestals and the rest of humanity, the stories of his ill deeds compounded with each. . . Read More


Everyone says you have to have a blog.

It’s true.  You do.  Everyone says so. I’m not a big fan of the “everyone” generality.  First, because it’s horrifically glib.  Second because it’s rarely accurate.  But the statement is so darned prevalent everywhere from forums to eBooks telling aspiring writers how to be Kindle bestsellers that you can’t spit without hitting another guru who’s. . . Read More