#Art of Fantasy 77: Ariel Perez

Ariel Perez hails from Israel and works as a freelance concept artist and illustrator and has fantasized about fantasy and science fiction stories for most of his life. Documenting these stories through the visual medium of drawing was the only way he knew how to express and make real the concepts he saw in his mind. … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 77: Ariel Perez

#Art of Fantasy 76: Grant Griffin

Austin-based freelancer, Grant Griffin is an artist who specializes in fantasy and science fiction illustration for the gaming industry. He has a fat client list that includes companies like Games Workshop, Privateer Press, DeNA, Centipede Press, Dire Wolf Digital, and Mantic Games. Grant is considered a specialist and for good reason as you'll soon find … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 76: Grant Griffin

#Art of Fantasy 75: Jesper Ejsing

Jesper Ejsing works as a freelance fantasy artist and hails from Denmark. While Tolkien served as his gateway to fantasy initially, Dungeons & Dragons unfurled a path to a destiny in fantasy illustration. Jesper went on to study Danish Literature and Art History at university but ultimately the call of that unfurled path became too strong … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 75: Jesper Ejsing

Interlude: The Benefits of Failure by J.K. Rowling

A quick interlude. My regular "Art of Fantasy" post will follow in a few minutes. I discovered an oldish speech by J.K. Rowling on the "Benefits of Failure" and her explanation of how rock bottom can serve as a solid foundation resonated deeply with me as a writer, and for that reason, I am sharing … Continue reading Interlude: The Benefits of Failure by J.K. Rowling

#Art of Fantasy 74: Dariusz Zawadzki

It would probably have been more correct if I called this post "Art of Surrealism." However, if you consider the themes and tone of the paintings below, they still possess elements of fantasy, albeit dark and gloomy ones. Dariusz Zawadzki is a self-taught artist and one of the more popular painters of contemporary fantasy and … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 74: Dariusz Zawadzki

SFFWorld.com: The Setbacks and Joys of Universe Building by M.J. Kelley

M.J. Kelly, publisher and founder of Kōsa Press, wrote an article for SFFWorld.com, one of the oldest genre websites featuring the best in Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror. In the article, Kelley talks about writers staying true to their vision when creating a universe from the ground up and he also explains the hurdles and … Continue reading SFFWorld.com: The Setbacks and Joys of Universe Building by M.J. Kelley

Interspecies is a Best Seller in Science Fiction Anthologies

For the moment, anyway. These lists get updated hourly, I'm told. I woke this morning with a message that Interspecies reached the top 10 in both "Science Fiction Anthologies" and "Science Fiction Anthologies & Short Stories." Then Someone told me we were in the top five of the "Hot New Releases" on Amazon. I'm on my … Continue reading Interspecies is a Best Seller in Science Fiction Anthologies