The Story So Far
- The Paths of Cormanor Reminder, Robert E. Howard Art Chronology, More Julian Hawthorne, and Open Submissions!
- Married… with Adventure!
- Blacktop Wasteland
- That Summer’s Evening Long Ago
- Adventure Stories For Young Readers Deadline Extended
- Invitation To A Duet
- Adventure Stories For Young Readers
- Mongoose and Meerkat Audiobook Live!
- Misha Burnett’s Endless Summer Audio Book Out Now!
- Wylding Hall
More Of The Same
What I Write About
What I Also Write About
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- All On The Same Page
- Beta Readers
- Book Of Lost Doors
- Cannibal Hearts.
- Catskinner's Book
- character interview
- disaster relief
- Don't do this
- Donald Westlake
- G. K. Chesterton
- Gingerbread Wolves
- Mark Knopfler
- Matt Archer
- M C Escher
- Mental illness
- pulp revival
- Read Tuesday
- science fiction
- Secret Project F
- short story anthology
- streaming television
- Tom Lichtenberg
- WKRP in Cincinnati
- work in progress
- Worms Of Heaven
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I was sent a review copy of this book by one of the contributors. “Lovecraftian” is one of those overused adjectives that people trot out to mean a lot of different things. The stories in this collection are linked by … Continue reading
Ninety authors. Nearly two hundred stories. Eleven volumes. Tuscany Bay’s Planetary Anthology Series is now complete. This is really an extraordinary body of work. Originally conceived by Superversive Press and then handed off to Tuscany Bay Books, it has been … Continue reading
Well, it’s finally here. What started as a discussion about writing on Twitter has become a reality. A collection of essays from a number of authors with a wide variety of viewpoints will be available in a few days. The … Continue reading
To make it very clear, I am talking about the Audiobook in this review, and not the Graphic Novel project with the same name. Given that they use the same cover art, I am guessing that they are the same … Continue reading
FantasticLand by Mike Bockoven will naturally be compared to Lord Of The Flies, and there are some similarities. Bockoven’s novel, though, is more nuanced and complex, and, honestly, far more frightening. To get my one gripe out of the way … Continue reading
Coming soon from Lagrange Books.
This is a follow up to my earlier post, If I Exorcise My Devils Then My Angels Will Leave Too. In that post I talked about the concept of personal growth as a story arc and why I think it’s … Continue reading
Recently I gave up on three books in rapid succession, and all for the same reason. Unlikeable protagonists. More than that–protagonists who were introduced in such a way as to showcase their negative characteristics. And I see these books–and quite … Continue reading
This post has grown out of a discussion regarding my earlier post on the subject of magic in fiction and a comment that was made regarding Clarke’s Law. Clarke’s Law states that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. … Continue reading
This is in reply, more or less, to posts made by some writers I know. First Alexander Hellene talks about the Mythic in fiction, then Xavier Lastra discusses magic use as a plot element in genre fiction, and then Rawle … Continue reading