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.
The Mercy Giver is now officially part of the Nerdist Collection Contest, held in conjunction with Inkshares. From Inkshares' website: "In continuation of the success of our first Sci-Fi & Fantasy Contest, Inkshares will publish the top five science fiction and fantasy projects submitted after August 15 with the most unique reader pre-orders by 12:00 p.m. PST, … Continue reading Update: The Mercy Giver is officially part of The Nerdist Collection Contest!
The sheer awesomeness of this story forced me to write a review. Little Mouse is about a little girl and her attempts at coming to grips with her parents' separation. The tale focusses on her trying to make sense of the ugly things grownups do and showcases the emotional vulnerability and dependency of children. Mia … Continue reading Review of Little Mouse by R.A. Williamson
A man is on his way to Mexico to lay low for a while. He is hunted by the authorities. He has a particularly skewed take on life. While hiding in some dusty small border town he meets a very strange man. Think Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, but for psychopaths. This is a WIP that … Continue reading The Mercy Giver: An Experiment
I promised dark. I present to you the art of Brom. I've been an admirer of Brom's work for a long while. He and Frazetta are the only artists, in my humble opinion, able enough to draw and paint Conan the way Robert E. Howard envisaged the iconic barbarian. Of course, there is also an … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 4: Brom
Today's blog post is slightly different from normal. I'm signal boosting a fellow author and writing buddy on Thunderclap. Her name is Jessica West and she is über talented. We are both alumni of the Virtual Writer Workshop hosted by M.J. Kelley, and she edited Bullies and Soggy Soup Bones. We are also fellow contributors on a … Continue reading Thunderclap: A Strange Alliance – #WeirdWest