Bundled Emotions

It's just after 4 a.m. Thursday morning here in New Zealand, and I am supposed to write because I have a 16 June deadline for four stories for Interspecies: Volume 2. And yet I am not writing. My thoughts are rampant and noisy and I can't seem to quieten them. In truth, I find myself … Continue reading Bundled Emotions

#Art of Fantasy 122: Remko Troost

Today I want to introduce you to the Canadian artist, Remko Troost. Remko is a veteran in the games industry with over 15 years of making great art. He is a Senior Concept Artist at Ubisoft Montreal and has worked on projects like Far Cry 3, Assassin’s Creed III and Assassin’s Creed Unity, and a host of other … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 122: Remko Troost

#Art of Fantasy 121: Nuare Studio

Instead of a single artist, I am showcasing a studio of artists this week. I don't know the circumstances of their formation but it happened in 2006. I can only imagine that it's not unlike a group of authors combining their powers in a joint effort to harness the power of their creativity and function … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 121: Nuare Studio

#Art of Fantasy 120: Jose Daniel Cabrera Peña

Woohoo! Post #120! This week's Art of Fantasy feels extra special. You'll probably recognize this week's artist from the work he did on God of War and Ghost Recon games. Jose Daniel Cabrera Peña is from Spain and is a hybrid artist, using both traditional and CG mediums specializing in historical, fantasy, and science fiction illustrations. He … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 120: Jose Daniel Cabrera Peña

Finally! #BladeRunner2049 Trailer

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been … Continue reading Finally! #BladeRunner2049 Trailer

Pulptastic StoryHack, Issue Zero is Here!

I want to introduce you to a new up-and-coming literary magazine this week. StoryHack Action & Adventure is a modern-day pulp magazine that celebrates pulse-pounding fiction that is fun to read and crosses the genre divide in creative ways. Publisher and editor, Bryce A Beattie's goal is to develop the magazine into a pro-rate paying market. … Continue reading Pulptastic StoryHack, Issue Zero is Here!

#Art of Fantasy 119: Chris Cold

My Art of Fantasy artist this week paints with darkness and brings to life stories from the world below where nameless creatures of forgotten lore dwell. They seek liberation, these vile beasts from the Void. They want to enter the light and stain it with their rot. Beware! Digital painter, Chris Cold lives in Los … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 119: Chris Cold