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
Doe . is a mystery to me or maybe I didn't try hard enough. I'll link to his Instagram account for those interested in seeing more of his art. All I know is he works as a Senior Concept Artist at Bioware in Toronto, Canada. BioWare is a video game developer located and founded in February … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 111: Doe .
I'm happy to announce that Armistice is pretty much here. Well, almost here. I thought it would happen this weekend but Monday is D-Day. Then it'll be available on Amazon for $3.99. This morning the book went out to Kōsa Press subscribers. As a way of showing my appreciation to you, my readers, might I … Continue reading Armistice: A Surprise
I dedicate this post to those who love reading short stories and to those who love writing them (including this writer). I'm reblogging an article from ScreenCraft about why short stories make such great movies. On top of that, and as a way of confirming the above, a producer friend of a friend explained that short … Continue reading The Awesome Power of Short Fiction
Or more precisely, my three short stories in These Broken Worlds have been nominated for the Sir Julius Vogel Award. In 'A Tale of Two Moons,' an alien longs for her destroyed homeworld. In 'The Day the Sky Burned,' I give a ground zero view of the day the Great Alien War broke out, and in … Continue reading I’ve Been Nominated for the Sir Julius Vogel Award
I'm looking over my shoulder at 2015 and I'm shaking my head in bemusement. Damn, it was a difficult year. It promised a lot of things but either failed to deliver or under delivered. But there were surprises too. And new promises. Lots of new promises. Kōsa Press brought out its first anthology These Broken Worlds … Continue reading Goodbye 2015, Come here 2016!
Today's post is quite a milestone. Welcome to the 50th Art of Fantasy post. Who would have thought this series would keep going like this? I certainly did not. At first, it was meant to show you my eclectic taste in fantasy art and share the love, but then it evolved into something else. A way … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 50: Víctor A. Mínguez