Pre-Tolkien Fantasy Challenge: The Gods of the North aka The Frost Giant’s Daughter

Last week I blogged about accepting the Pre-Tolkien Challenge. You can read that post here. Other blogs taking part in the challenge can be read here and here. And you can find the originating post that started this challenge here. In short, I have to identify three short stories published before Lord of the Rings. That … Continue reading Pre-Tolkien Fantasy Challenge: The Gods of the North aka The Frost Giant’s Daughter

Pre-Tolkien Fantasy Challenge

As I slowly get back into the habit of blogging regularly again I think this linked blog post is an excellent kick-off and a worthy challenge, which I, through this re-post, formally accept. In short: Pre-Tolkien Short Story Challenge Identify 3 Fantasy stories written before Lord of the Rings was published. 3 stories written before … Continue reading Pre-Tolkien Fantasy Challenge

#Art of Fantasy 133: Michael Kaluta

It's been a little while, I know, since my last #Art of Fantasy post. We just had our Labour weekend here in New Zealand which meant we had off Friday and Monday making it a nice long weekend, and instead of catching up on work I just slept. I haven't had a holiday in over … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 133: Michael Kaluta

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

Which author made me want to be a writer? | Venture Galleries

I have a new post out over at Venture Galleries. I talk about my writing and reading inspiration and why I'm unable to pinpoint only one author. "I have read so many books over the years I’ve forgotten most. A few do stand out, though, that had made an impression on me at the time I … Continue reading Which author made me want to be a writer? | Venture Galleries