Well, dearest readers, I have a grin on my face that won't go away. I received an email this week from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand (SFFANZ) informing me that "Babylon's Song" has been nominated for the Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Novella. If you recall, three of my stories … Continue reading Babylon’s Song Nominated for Sir Julius Vogel Award!
Because I went fantastically dark and gloomy last week I decided to allow a little light and color this week. Victor Maury is a multi-faceted, multi-award winning artist with an impressive client list that features gaming companies like Riot Games, Wizards of the Coast, Fantasy Flight Games, Merlino Entertainment, and Bifrost Entertainment. Born in France and now living in California, … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 107: Victor Maury
Ömer Tunç is a freelance artist and illustrator from Izmir, Turkey, and almost a complete mystery to me. From his Deviant profile, I learned that his favorite movie is The Big Lebowski, that he loves Game of Thrones, and that his favorite book is The Lord of the Rings. Nothing about his art or the projects … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 106: ÖMER TUNÇ
I'm in the midst of editing a fantasy short story I'm submitting to Beneath Ceaseless Skies. I'm behind on schedule already. Right now it's sitting at 30k words and I'm in the process of cutting it down to 11k, which is the maximum allowed for submission to the magazine. I'm also in the process of … Continue reading Writing Update for 2017
Andrey Kuzinskiy is a Russian artist active in the gaming industry. He currently works for Game Insight, a leading global game developer with sim/tycoon and hidden-object hits such as The Tribez, Mystery Manor, Mirrors of Albion. Andrey won 2014's Reaper of Souls Fan Art Competition. Below is a collection of his work. Each image links back to … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 105: Andrey Kuzinskiy
I haven't yet dedicated a proper blog post to celebrate the birthday of one of my literary heroes, Robert E. Howard. I'm not sure I can do a better job than what other fans have done and because I'm late, it somehow feels disrespectful to now all of a sudden attempt something grand. I can, … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Robert E. Howard
Veli Nyström is from Finland and works as a digital artist, with a focus on illustration and concept art. He's been active in the gaming industry since 2012, having worked for companies such as Hex Entertainment, Paizo Publishing, Fantasy Flight Games, Pinata, and Wronghut. Below is a small collection of his amazing work. Each image links back … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 104: Veli Nyström