Autumn arrived like a newborn child: very loud, messy, bare, and filling the heart with warmth and wonder. He would grow into a strong and lusty winter. His teeth came in small, but very sharp. Those were the days ruled by the moon, as a symbol of change and season, and as the nighttime of […]
Cover Reveal for Where Giants Fall, a fantasy anthology of light overcoming the darkness, releasing early 2022. (I love this cover!)
Review of L. Jagi Lamplighter’s wonderfully strange magic school book, “The Unexpected Enlightenment of Rachel Griffin”
It was a zonnestrider, a diurnal spirit that exhaled a deathly aura of fury and violence. No weapons were permitted on or around the pasture, not even the fairy blade. The fathers of Otto, Else, and Kitty were livid that they were not allowed either. Dr. Kikkert, as the least physically dangerous of the older […]
In Kitty and Otto’s first story: the unlovely means of curing a curse, and a harrowing threat from the darkness.
In Kitty and Otto’s first story: a parley with the fairy to find the cure for Otto’s cursed scorpion wound.
In Kitty and Otto’s first story: the dreadful things they find when they return to the pasture where the fay arrived.
The beginning of Kitty Bauer and Otto Kunger’s first story; a glimpse of the wonders – and perils – to come in their dealings with the fay.
“You must think of yourself as a businessman as much as an artist.” I have often heard this statement or variations of it, and here I give my thoughts on why it is misunderstood, and difficult to accept. There is an image of businessmen (and salesmen) which in many ways is defined as “not an […]
This is an independent scene I wrote ten years ago, which may reenter my stories later in some form. Athowl and his daughter Lereya went to a council with the chief men of Hormal that night in the Hall of the East in Hormal House. The Hall of the East had been built by giants, […]