New Release: The Carrion Hunter and Other Tales from a Broken Earth

"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

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.

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An unknown and previously unpublished short story by Ernest Hemingway about hunting a giant marlin.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

An Interview with Haiku Fiction Author Donald Uitvlugt

With the Covid-19 virus keeping a stranglehold on households all over the world, many of us find ourselves in the position where we have to work from home. Some of us have had our income cut off. Some, temporarily until the lockdown lifts. Others, permanently. The author I’m introducing today lost his job because of … Continue reading An Interview with Haiku Fiction Author Donald Uitvlugt

Black Gate: “Wolves Beyond the Border”

A while ago I mentioned that my good friend Keith West wrote a guest post over at Black Gate as part of the “Hither Came Conan” series that runs every Monday. The series features a different leading Robert E. Howard expert each week, examining one of the original Conan stories, and trying to persuade the reader why the particular story in … Continue reading Black Gate: “Wolves Beyond the Border”