Worth a Look: “Going Native and Other Stories” by J. Manfred Weichsel

“Going Native and Other Stories” is a collection of previously released short stories by J. Manfred Weichsel.  If you haven’t read anything from Weichsel before, you really should give him a try.  If you have read him before, then you pretty much know what you are in for (and I mean that in a good... Continue Reading →

Influences: Lin Carter

Linwood Vrooman Carter (1930-1988) was a prolific fantasy writer, averaging six books a year during his most productive years. He is best known for his work in the 1970s as editor of the Ballantine Adult Fantasy series, which introduced readers to many overlooked classics of the fantasy genre. His best-known works are his sword and planet and sword... Continue Reading →

Influences: Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950) was one of the most prolific writers of all time.  Burroughs was discharged from the military upon the discovery of a heart condition.  He bounced around, working many different types of jobs (a common theme among pulp writers).  He spent time as a ranch-hand in Idaho, worked for his father, and... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon! Fierce Tales: Crumbling Empires

Available December 1st on Amazon.  Four action-packed novelettes of epic fantasy.  Stories by: J. Conrad Matthews, Joshua Hiles, Chris Hollaway, and Stephanie Barr. Here is the introduction to Joshua Hiles' "Durrham Tarragon's Sword" to whet your appetite... If you want to hear about this blade, I'll warn you it is a long tale.  Now understand,... Continue Reading →

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