There’s still a couple of days to get in on the Kickstarter if you want any of the great rewards! Check it out here!Read more "WE DID IT!"
Altered Instinct kindly did an interview with me to highlight our Kickstarter and anthology! Last year, as readers of the blog may know, I had my first Weird West tale published – The Clockwork Cowboy in the Hideous Progeny anthology from Writerpunk Press. It was my first step into a Wild West frontier remade into a world […]Read more "Welcome to the Weird West – and a Kickstarter to explore"
Missed the Inklings Press Thunderdo- er, I mean, the interview with Brent A. Harris and Ricardo Victoria, Gunsmoke & Dragonfire Authors? We’re replaying it on my YouTube channel in a Premiere this morning at 9 am Pacific / 12 pm Eastern. We’ll be talking about their work with Inklings Press, their Sidewise Award nominated co-written story,, Brent’s Sidewise Award-nominated novel – and, of course, their stories for Gunsmoke & Dragonfire! Check it out!
This excerpt is a sneak peak at the foreward for Gunsmoke & Dragonfire: A Fantasy Western Anthology (publication scheduled March 2019). This excerpt has been set for this blog post only and may not reflect the final content of the forthcoming edition. Most of us are used to the concept of a science fiction western […]Read more "The Many Faces of Western: Foreward from Gunsmoke & Dragonfire"
Pavane by Keith Roberts My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the Science Fiction Masterworks Book Club. Who’s this Keith Roberts guy? I wondered. I had never heard of him. But lots of people I had heard of had, because they all did blurbs for this edition of this book: Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, […]Read more "Book Review: Pavane by Keith Roberts"
Matt Braun, one of the most significant names in Western fiction, gives us a rundown of what competitive sports were like in the Wild West! By Matt Braun You mention the word “sports” in the same breath with the “Old West,” most people will give you a blank stare. Yet sports were as much a […]Read more "Sports in the Wild West"
Originally posted on The Toy Soldier Saga:
By Django Wexler I am, I have to admit, a war buff. I read military histories for fun, the kind with fold-out maps covered in little colored arrows and notations like “Kollowrath (40,000)”. As I am also a fantasy novelist, the nature of war in fantasy fiction has…