"Snapshots of life on a dying earth, where humans and aliens co-exist carefully and with suspicion, and fragile alliances are forged only to shatter overnight." It has been a while since I last updated you with what is going on in my life. I have been generating an income from writing articles online and working … Continue reading New Release: The Carrion Hunter and Other Tales from a Broken Earth
Writers of Past Renown: Lord Dunsany
Dunsany stands dedicated to strange and lovely worlds of fantastic beauty. To the truly imaginative he is a talisman and a key unlocking rich store houses of dreams.” ~H.P. Lovecraft Described as the fantasist’s fantasist, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, more commonly known as Lord Dunsany, was a prolific writer of short stories, novels, plays, … Continue reading Writers of Past Renown: Lord Dunsany
The Emperor of Dreams: The Literary Cycles of Clark Ashton Smith
Clark Ashton Smith was considered one of the big three of Weird Tales, along with Robert E. Howard and H. P. Lovecraft, and was a member of the Lovecraft Circle.
Essays on Conan the Mighty-Thewed Cimmerian
Due to COVID-19, Howard Days has been cancelled this year, which is sad. It's on my bucket list to visit before I am too old. Bob wrote the post below in honour of Howard Days. Please enjoy.
Pursuit as Happiness by Ernest Hemingway
An unknown and previously unpublished short story by Ernest Hemingway about hunting a giant marlin.
Rider Haggard: The Mythopoeic Gift That Never Stopped Giving
A little while ago, I wrote a post about compiling a master list of must-read authors. You can read that post here. It also made me wonder whether I should not create a new blog series, not unlike Art of Fantasy, except this one would focus on authors of past renown, whose works are now … Continue reading Rider Haggard: The Mythopoeic Gift That Never Stopped Giving