Review | Kingshold – D.P. Woolliscroft

About the Book Mareth is a bard, a serial under achiever, a professional drunk, and general disappointment to his father. Despite this, Mareth has one thing going for him. He can smell opportunity. The King is dead and an election for the new Lord Protector has been called. If he plays his cards right, if…

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Review | The Lost War – Justin Lee Anderson

About the Book The war is over, but something is rotten in the state of Eidyn. With a ragged peace in place, demons burn farmlands, violent Reivers roam the wilds and plague has spread beyond the Black Meadows. The country is on its knees. In a society that fears and shuns him, Aranok is the…

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5 Formative Female Authors

It’s International Women’s Day, and I figured one of the best ways to celebrate it is to highlight five female authors who have, in one way or another, been fundamental not just to my love of the genre, but to writing as well. So, in no particular order, here we go. Carol Berg Carol Berg…

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On Gaslighting

One of the things I’ve learned this week is the following, “The term “gaslighting” actually comes from a 1938 play, “Gas Light” (which was turned into a more widely known movie in 1944, “Gaslight”), where a husband manipulates his wife to make her think she’s actually losing her sense of reality so he can commit her to a mental…

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ANNOUNCEMENT | SALE

Hey folks! A little while ago, I was thinking about the upcoming release of Oh, That Shotgun Sky and I thought, what better way to roll that book out than to drastically discount the book that comes before it? Therefore, until February 21, you’ll find Of Honey and Wildfires ON SALE for $.99. If Annie…

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Review | Songs of Insurrection – JC Kang

About the Book Only the lost magic of Dragon Songs can save the world. Only an awkward girl with the perfect voice can rediscover it. The Dragon Singers of old summoned typhoons and routed armies, liberating mankind from the orcs before fading into legend. Now, with the world again facing a new cataclysm, the power…

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Indie Author Interview | Krystle Matar

First of all, huge apologies for the delay in this series. I’ve been slowly collecting a few more interviews so I can build up a backlog. Aside from that, I’ve been suuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuper busy and just haven’t had time. I should (har har) be starting up routine Indie Author Interviews again, as well as reviews a…

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Review | Chasing Graves – Ben Galley

About the Book Welcome to Araxes, where getting murdered is just the start of your problems. Meet Caltro Basalt. He’s a master locksmith, a selfish bastard, and as of his first night in Araxes, stone cold dead. They call it the City of Countless Souls, the colossal jewel of the Arctian Empire, and all it takes to…

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News | Oh, That Shotgun Sky & Other Goodies

As you may or may not have noticed, I’ve been a bit uh… busy recently. Not only am I working through an incredible stack of editing gigs, but I’m also launching a novella, and writing a novel and another novella and… the list goes on. My sanity is currently in question, but what’s the fun…

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