Tag: fantasy

John Picacio – Art nerd?

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Once again, my friend John Anealio and I had the privilege of hosting a fantastic guest over on the Functional Nerds podcast. John Picacio is an award winning artist who has put together some of the most memorable cover art…

Update-I’d like to blog for you

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I little while ago, I put up a post saying that I’d like to blog for you (That offer is still open, btw).  Essentially, the idea was that I would write a guest post for your blog and you would…

The Writing

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I figured it was time to do some writing updates, since that’s what all of this is really about.  Funny enough, the genesis for this piece lies lies in the live episode of ‘I should be writing’ from Mur Lafferty.…

A Book I haven’t read yet: Gardens of the Moon

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I bought this one because I’d read something about the author, Steven Erikson, that was intriguing.  Here was a guy who plotted out 10 novels set in a world he co-created.  That’s simply amazing. So, the official stuff: The Malazan…

A Book I haven’t read yet: Medalon

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Think of these posts as the opposite of a review – cuz I haven’t actually read the book yet… I have impulse control problems – especially when it comes to buying books.  SO, this results in my always having a…

A Book I haven’t read yet: Merlin

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This week I’m talking about books that I’ve shelled out the cash for, but haven’t yet cracked open to read. Let’s talk about: Merlin Ok, so – if you’ve been hanging out here for a while, reading my stuff, maybe…

How do you know what to read?

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I hate shopping. Well, that’s not true – I like shopping for certain things like DVD’s, music, video games, gadgets – but groceries, clothing, toothpaste – I hate it.  Especially the toothpaste.  I mean, do we REALLY need a hundred…

Excerpt Day 6: The Road to Faloan 2

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I have  shared with you a couple of chapter excerpts from ‘The Queen of Shadows’, the book I wrote in 3 days. To be honest with you, I didn’t even pause before I started working on the next book, ‘The…