Monthly Archives: September 2009

BOOKS FOR FANTASY AUTHORS II: PAYBACK

From time to time I’ll recommend—not review, mind you, but recommend, and yes, there is a difference—books that I think fantasy authors should have on their shelves. Some may be new and still in print, some may be difficult to … Continue reading

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VIGNETTE: PART TWO

Dex studied the terrain around him a little more closely as he continued to run, but still couldn’t find any possible hope of escape. The moon was small, the gravity and abrupt horizon told him that. He could run in … Continue reading

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VIGNETTE: An unpublished space opera story in two parts. . . .

PART ONE The lonetrader Zexan burned into the uninhabited gravity well around Vignette 2323A sixteen minutes in front of the three Triss Lancers that had been chasing it through half the Neworld Frontier. Dexter Willis didn’t throw up, like he … Continue reading

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BORN AT THE RIGHT TIME

This blog is all about writing fantasy, and so far I’ve done stuff like suggest a book you should have in your library, and I’ve given you permission to start sentences with the words and and but. I’ve told you … Continue reading

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BOOKS FOR FANTASY AUTHORS I: MEDIEVAL WORDBOOK

From time to time I’ll recommend—not review, mind you, but recommend, and yes, there is a difference—books that I think fantasy authors should have on their shelves. Some may be new and still in print, some may be difficult to … Continue reading

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