Recently I held a poll on Twitter to determine the title for my fantasy novel. The Emerald Sword never really grabbed me, but I didn't have any great ideas. Then I wrote some words down from my main character's perspective and I realized I had my title: The Tang of Fate First I went to … Continue reading Now hear this!
English literature is awash with great heroes. One of literature's most venerable heroes is the star of the anonymously-authored Beowulf. This bold Viking set out to save his lord Hrothgar's people from a vicious monster called Grendel, slew the monster's mother and her brood of sea serpents. After these exploits, the author claims that Beowulf participates in … Continue reading Last Dragon Day – May 8
No longer trying so hard to be provocative. No longer taking shortcuts. Revisions should be done by June 1. Some notes: Calin is back as the protagonist. He's not as whiny. He's not a white guy. Terrwyn is back to being a pale, red-haired thief with a snark-streak. Croli is still awesome. Asder/Aremana, Dragonrider is … Continue reading Quick Update: Novel
Hey, folks. Been rethinking the map of my world, both in a geographical and political sense. I'd put my Lost Order of Good Guys too far away from the Evil Bad Land for them to be effective. And it makes no sense for a wizard's tower to be that deep in the dragons' mountains. -- … Continue reading Book Update — Ahh! So Close!