For Your Consideration

For Your Consideration

Greetings, and thank you for your consideration. This morning, during my run, my phone began to explode with the news that the surprising success of my debut novel Dragon’s Trail over the past year has made me eligible for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New...
Dragon’s Trail Hardcover Release Oct 3, 2017!

Dragon’s Trail Hardcover Release Oct 3, 2017!

I want to talk a bit about what went into this re-release of Dragon’s Trail, the method to the madness. Since this first book has sold well enough that we know for sure there will be a book II, we redesigned the cover so that it will eventually look right at home on the shelf next to future titles in the series. This means there are a few new things you’ll notice about the new editions:

Wherefore Elves

Wherefore Elves

So, we were talking elves over on Mythic Scribes. Talk of elves always brings up talk of cliches. Cliches fuel fantasy, particularly the pulp fantasy market. It is possible — and apparently lucrative — to take a bunch of fantasy cliches, and hammer them...