Neverqueen2 available now in print!

The wizard wanted a male heir, but when he saw that the boy born to him was malformed he determined to kill him. Born into a life of cruelty, Valor could easily have fallen into his father’s darkness. Instead he set out to undo the wizard’s madness by covering those around him with the Creator’s […]

Neverqueen2 in print!

Neverqueen 2 now available on Kindle! & coming in Paperback!

The wizard wanted a male heir, but when he saw that the boy born to him was malformed he determined to kill him. Finally Neverqueen2 is at your fingertips! Available now on Kindle and I cannot wait for you to get into this story: Born into a life of cruelty, Valor could easily have fallen […]

Official release date for Neverqueen2!

You have been impatiently awaiting news on Neverqueen2. That’s understandable; I have not released a new fantasy novel since 2015! I know what you’re thinking, and yes, that’s shameful. I have, now, the official release date for Neverqueen2! Coming in paperback and on your Kindle reader, Neverqueen2 will be available Friday November 3rd 2017. This book […]

Neverqueen2 release date

News: restoring antique books

One of my favorite pastimes when I was growing up was driving around with my mother to book sales. Especially sales at the small libraries housed in old New England buildings. Sorting through rows of books to find the types that excited and educated my young mind. It has always been a dream of mine to restore the […]

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2016 Reader Survey! Please participate

Another year has gone by… it’s hard to believe I have published over a hundred posts on this site. Some posts receive a lot more attention than others and honestly it is hard to know sometimes what content you would most enjoy getting from me. As an author, editor, former publisher, and writing coach it […]

2016 reader survey

The New Fantasy Beast

Innovative fantasy creatures are born from strange ideas. In my writing experience it is easy to invent creatures. But it is not enough to create new creatures, they must be memorable in their uniqueness. They must be believable in their physical and behavioral traits. …Such a creature is the Cat Beast. Some of the creatures I […]

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Cover reveal! Neverqueen2

It has been exciting to receive feedback from more readers with each passing month who’ve greatly enjoyed delving into The Sword of the Dragon expansion series Neverqueen. Many have loved the characters Violet and Alfor, and the prophetess along the Eiderveis River. But as many questions as that novel answered, it opened up even more. […]

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Backstage pass! Specter: the story continues

Often when writing a fantasy story the original drafts do not contain all of the key elements that flesh out a good tale. But in future drafts as the story evolves, especially if you are a seat-of-the-pants writer, new elements and even new characters come into play. When writing my first novel Swords of the […]

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Short stories this Christmas!

Christmas is my favorite time of year. When I was growing up I populated my wish list with books. One thing I dreamed of was writing books that other people would want to put on their Christmas lists. It was five years ago now (which is hard for me to believe) when I had signed a […]

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The Phantom’s Blade now available!

My new fantasy novel is available in paperback and on Kindle! From across the sea the Maiden Voyage has failed to return to the Hemmed Land, leaving Ilfedo to wonder at the fate of his beloved Warrioresses… This story focuses on Ilfedo as none of the previous novels have. We see him for the grief-ridden man […]

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