#Art of Fantasy 100: Mythology Through New Eyes

To celebrate the 100th episode of #Art of Fantasy I thought we'd celebrate the origin of fantasy. And because "#Art of Fantasy" focusses on art, it makes sense then to approach it from that angle. So, today we look at ancient folklore and mythology through the eyes of contemporary artists. Instead of the usual gods … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 100: Mythology Through New Eyes

Art of Fantasy 94 (Legends): Stephen Hickman

For over four decades Stephen Hickman transported readers to the fantasy and science fiction worlds of their favorite authors. Apart from the obvious fact that he's an awesome artist, one of the reasons I'm so excited about featuring him on "Art of Fantasy (Legends)" is that his work is inspired by the masters of fantasy and science … Continue reading Art of Fantasy 94 (Legends): Stephen Hickman

The Mercy Giver: Origins and Inspiration

As an addendum to my previous post, the idea for The Mercy Giver came out of nowhere, really. I started writing randomly one day and as I wrote my words an idea formed in the back of my mind. At first I intended the story to be just a straightforward crime thriller about a psychopath on the … Continue reading The Mercy Giver: Origins and Inspiration

The Seals of Abgal: A Homage to Lovecraft

Seals received an interesting review on Monday. Apart from the reference to R. Crumb which I thought was a bit off the mark, overall, a very well written assessment in which the reviewer acknowledges my salute to H.P. Lovecraft. I'll be honest, I loved that she did that. It is both humbling and euphoric. I … Continue reading The Seals of Abgal: A Homage to Lovecraft