I realized that I’m a couple days late on the update for week 2 of Self-Published Fantasy Month. That’s partly because we had a bunch of kids in the house for a late birthday sleepover over the weekend, and then I procrastinated a little. All my fault. But better late than never right? So I’m gonna just jump right to it. Here’s a quick recap of the past week up through Sunday evening. Continue reading
D.P. Woolliscroft continues his Wildfire Cycle with Tales of Kingshold, a collection of short stories and novelettes adding depth and detail to the adventure begun with Kingshold. These quick forays back into the world Woolliscroft created offer stories that are a mixture of amusement, insight, and narrative advancement integral to the continuing plot line. Continue reading
The first week of September is in the books which means week one of Self-Published Fantasy Month is also over. I meant to post this yesterday but I was too busy cleaning house and playing MTG with my kids. There weren’t a lot of posts for week one, at least not a lot that I’m aware of. Here’s a quick rundown of my own and any others I came across as well as an update of what else is coming. Continue reading
Big gobs of Revenge and political intrigue are what’s on the menu in T.A. Frost’s Up To The Throne. Frost sets his story in a dark late Renaissance/Reformation era setting with steampunk elements. While many of his tropes are rehashes of the usual fare, there are some noteworthy elements and the main character is compelling and engaging.
It’s been almost two months since I posted a reading goals update. I knew at the beginning of the year when I started these that I’d do a bad job of sticking with them and that has been true so far. So why am I doing another now? I don’t know. Why not? Seems like I’m setting myself up for failure but I’m gonna do it anyway. Continue reading
This is just a quick reminder that the Second Annual Self-Published Fantasy Month starts on Sunday! If you’re new to the blog and don’t know what I’m talking about you can read about it on my Announcing Self-Published Fantasy Month post from last year. Essentially, it’s a month devoted to all things self-published/indie fantasy. The whole point is to spread the word about and bring more attention to the many great self-published fantasy books and authors out there. Continue reading
Robyn Bennis delivers a rollicking black powder military adventure filled with sass, humor, and plenty of shooty-shooty explosions. Oh…and airship battles…don’t forget the airship battles. If you’re into military sci-fi/fantasy you’ll definitely want to check this series out. Continue reading