Fantasy for faculty: THE ROYAL ACADEMY NOVELS and NOVELLAS follow life in and around the Demonology Department of a modern university. Fiction for those of us who know there are demons in the basement.
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I'd recommend this to anyone who appreciates academic life, spells, counter-spells, supernatural battles, and the charms of discourse."
Category Archives: publication
Seems as if we’ve all had a lot to think about for a long time, writing being low on the priorities list, but I did publish in another 18th Wall anthology. I sold a retooled version of The Knight of the … Continue reading
My creation myth ‘Great Light’s Daughters’ is in the Third Flatiron Press’s “Abbreviated Epics” anthology. Go forth and read! It can be purchased at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/478247 and Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NRA6A2W TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious
Here’s the most irritating quote I’ve seen this year. “Do not publish any author who does not understand or is disinclined to co-operate with the notion that they are your most important salesperson, no matter how important what they have … Continue reading
What better way to start the new year than a new Royal Academy Story? In ‘Those Who Favor Fire,’ a museum curator develops a friendship that’s hard to categorize — mainly because the other participant, Winston Chiliming XXIII, will not … Continue reading
So you better buy a new one. In fact, buy a hundred and sell 99 of them on the fantastic used-book market! TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious
A while back some friends and I were talking about how bookstores ought to be run, and lo and behold here’s someone making almost all the suggestions we tossed around! The best idea, I think, is the print-on-demand machine inside … Continue reading
My novella Want’s Master is now available on Kindle Select. This was the second Royal Academy story I sold, the first I sold to Tales of the Unanticipated, and it was reprinted in Year’s Best Fantasy 3. It’s the story … Continue reading
For anyone who missed my previous announcement, Kindling is available on Smashwords for $0.99. I’m still waiting for them to resolve their issues with Amazon, but if nothing happens in the next week I’ll look into publishing it there as … Continue reading
Double Dragon took care of creating the covers for my novels, but I was on my own when it came to reissuing Kindling on Smashwords. Needless to say, I am not a professional artist. What my studio lacks in equipment, … Continue reading
Merry Christmas and Happy Kindling! Kindling, an 11,000-word Royal Academy novella, is now available on Smashwords for only $0.99. See what happens when you mix the Demonology Department’s self-appointed curmudgeon, a banshee, a dragon, and the world’s messiest, most dangerous … Continue reading