In all three of my modern fantasy novels, the protagonist, Bradan, faces horrific threats, but he also has one constant and fearsome friend: the wolf Tintagel. Bradan named him after King Arthur's supposed birthplace. As I write my on-going series, I want a wolf that embodies nature's mysterious, atavistic, and implacable qualities. I don't want … Continue reading The Wolf – Creating a Monstrous Friend
Its gratifying when a fellow author reads and endorses my work. S Alessandro Martinez's most recent novel is Helminth, a horror story in the mold of H P Lovecraft. Here are his thoughts on all three of my modern fantasy books (the acoustic guitar image above matches the psychedelic mood of one of these novels, … Continue reading Author Endorsement of THE LORDS OF THE SUMMER SEASON (and all my other books)
The book is planned for publication on Amazon in November, 2020.
The magic of a special time and place changes everything – for good or ill. In this blend of urban fantasy and adventure with a dash of romance, it’s 1967 during the Summer of Love at the height of flower power. Bradan is a near-immortal magician struggling to make his band famous. But that’s child’s … Continue reading Upcoming Fantasy Novel: THE LORDS OF THE SUMMER SEASON
The Jim Cox Report/Midwest Book Review published a short - but hopefully cool - article I wrote on the challenges of writing fantasy novels that cross genres and sub-genres. Please enjoy. Here is the link: https://bit.ly/2WL8MVu