Tag: fantasy

Gadzooks
Podcast

Gadzooks

After a thought provoking review of Cadoc's Contract on Amazon, I explore the use of profanity in fantasy novels, and wander down yet another historical rabbit hole.


Magic Rises Fantasy Book Sale
News

Magic Rises Fantasy Book Sale

I almost forgot I'd been invited to participate in this group book sale. Get The Weaver's Boy and other great fantasy reads on sale for this week only!


There Be Dragons
Podcast

There Be Dragons

After my beta readers tell me I need a map for Cadoc's Contract, I make a map...then I tumble down the rabbit warren of fantasy cartography and ask myself why fantasy maps look nothing like their Medieval counterparts.


Winter Fantasy Promotion
News

Winter Fantasy Promotion

Find your next favourite urban fantasy, paranormal romance, or sci-fi romance.


How to make fancy world-building handouts
Tutorials

How to make fancy world-building handouts

Mad with envy for the creative power of the DnD community, I set about to make some fancy world-building handouts for my readers using Markdown, HTML/CSS and PrinceXML



News

Update — Cadoc's Contract

A troublesome story blows out in size but at last I've finished the first draft. I give up pantsing for good and pledge to give this story away to my subscribers.


Book Review: Fallen Idols
Reviews

Book Review: Fallen Idols

I review Fallen Idols by Australian comic book author, Steven Edwards…and read my first comic in more than 20 years



News

The Weaver's Boy

A excerpt of my forthcoming book, The Weaver's Boy is now available to read.



Articles

Collaborative world-building

After reading a post on Facebook about a shared world, I speculate how such a system could work.



News

Update on the World Generator

A brief update on the state of development of world generator



Articles

Historical Fantasy

I like writing fantasy and I like world building but I've been wondering lately if the effort of creating a new world is worth it, particularly for single volume stories.

I've been contemplating this both as I ready my novel, Weaver of Dreams, for publication and as I embark on …