The Weird West

•February 1, 2017 • Leave a Comment

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I didn’t realize when I started writing my Wyrd West Chronicles that there was actually a genre for this!  No new ideas under the sun, I guess; but then again, it seems that my take is just a little bit unique.  Less dark overall than the usual depiction; more high fantasy.

Speaking of which, I’ll be releasing the first story, “Showdown,” on the Spring Equinox!  That’s March 20 this year.  It’s in the final editing stages and I’m just waiting for the cover image.  When I have all that, you’ll be able to get it by pre-order.

There’s Space Western for The WestIn Space!, and there’s Cattle Punk for The West meets Steam Punk. The Weird West is for when The West meets the supernatural.

Read full article at TVTropes.

What Terrorism Means #AvecQuebec

•January 31, 2017 • Leave a Comment

When terrorism strikes in Canada, we hold vigils. We cry a lot. We get angry. We defend each other. And then we go back to work and get on with our lives. The truth is that a terrorist of any […]

Source: What Terrorism Means #AvecQuebec

Book Review: Too Wyrd by Sarah Buhrman

•January 18, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Too Wyrd is is a fabulous romp that is at times funny, exciting, and even a little scary, that comes across something like Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files meets American Gods.

Source: Book Review: Too Wyrd by Sarah Buhrman

Book Review: The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin

•December 16, 2016 • Leave a Comment

The purpose of science fiction is, arguably, to make you think and question what it is we’re doing now. The Dispossessed does just that.

Source: Book Review: The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin

So You Want to Write a Novel (Week 2): The Slog #NaNoWriMo

•November 13, 2016 • 1 Comment

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So You Want to Write a Novel? Ten Steps to Prep for National Novel Writing Month #NaNoWriMo

•October 31, 2016 • 1 Comment

Want to write a novel and you don’t know where to start? Sable Aradia gives you some suggestions for how to prepare for National Novel Writing Month.

Source: So You Want to Write a Novel? Ten Steps to Prep for National Novel Writing Month #NaNoWriMo

Book Review: Hades’ Daughter, Book 1 of The Troy Game by Sara Douglass

•October 25, 2016 • Leave a Comment

Sable offers a scathing review of the historical-mythological fantasy novel Hades’ Daughter; book one of The Troy Game by Sara Douglass.

Source: Book Review: Hades’ Daughter, Book 1 of The Troy Game by Sara Douglass

 
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