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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Dark Lord

I know I’ve been quiet this week, but I was (mostly) occupied with finishing up the final chapter of the rough draft of book 3, The Living Throne.  I got the last bit done today, and though the path ahead … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — City of Wizards

I think the only book in the FRB post for today that I’ve read is the Harry Potter series, though I do have Shadow and Bone on my list…somewhere down in the hundred-somethings, perhaps…  No reflection on the book’s perceived … Continue reading

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That Cursed Sex Scene

I recently received a review of book 2 by the fantastic Pauline M. Ross of Fantasy Review Barn.  Much cheering and excitement was had, but she also pointed a stern finger at the issue I tend to most avoid: sex. … Continue reading

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Excerpt: Senket and the Salt Desert

As they drew closer to where bare earth became whorled salt-bed, Lark said, “How does a place like this even happen?”

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Vignette: The Seal of Water

Aloyan Erosei the Younger stared into the blue line of the horizon, ignoring the water as it foamed up to either side of the ship’s prow.  All his attention, all his rage and desire were fixed on the dark fleck … Continue reading

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The Blaze Company Files #1

Assault with Permanent Damage, AAR V. Nachirovydry vs. SGR S. te’Rivian

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The Nemesis Variations: Love

[Excerpt from current version of book 1.] Abruptly, Morshoc said, “I came for you because they want you dead.”

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Gwydren and the Lion

[Excerpt from an old draft of book 1, circa 2009] Cob shook his head and looked away.  “Stories are stories.”

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Deleted Scenes: Book 1, Chapter 1

The boy stared into the fog-choked ravine.  Wan light pricked through the clouds in places, glossing the old hard ice and drawing rainbows in the haze.  Meltwater trickled around his goat-hide boots to fall in thin rivulets from the ledge.  … Continue reading

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