SIN EATER Starts Tomorrow!

Can I just say that I love Pavarti k. Tyler’s fiction? I’ve read a couple of her works and her writing is always spot on. The stories are intense and can take you to uncomfortable places, but that’s what good fiction should do and she is a master of it.  When I heard that she and Jessica West were releasing a serialized story through, I knew we were in for a treat. Below you’ll fins all of the information … Continue reading

Cover Reveal: The Dragonmaster

Hello everyone! Today I’m happy to share the cover for the fifth Sword and the Flame novel, The Dragonmaster. It’ll be available for pre-order September 20 and released on November 1. And here it is… Blurb: When the Gods call, mortals answer. Reaching Solava Proper seemed like the end of their journey, but fate and the Gods have other plans for Gilliam and his friends. Old friendships are rekindled and strained as the friends are forced to find a way … Continue reading

WIP 082515


A friend requested a little preview of the work in progress that has been occupying my writing time, so I picked out a little section that I have written recently. This is from the upcoming, and yet unnamed, book 1.5 of the Armageddon Angels series. Initially it was intended to be a novella, a short book intending to fill the space between the  first and second book in the series, but it is looking more and more to be a … Continue reading

My Inspiration


It is easy to say you are inspired by someone. I say I am inspired by H. P. Lovecraft, L. Ron Hubbard, Tolkien, Asimov and a number of other writers, and that would be the truth. But those sources of inspiration are of the sort that I look at and say, “I want to write like them. I want to be known like them.” They are passive inspirations, long gone and safe to emulate from afar. It is a rare … Continue reading

Vacation On a Field of War

This past weekend I drove up to Pennsylvania to pick up my boys. I hadn’t seen them in almost two month and my parents thought that meeting my wife, daughter, and I in Gettysburg would be more fun that meeting in Columbus, Ohio (no offense to Columbus intended).  As the day approached we learned that my wife would have to stay behind for her Triathlon training. It was very upsetting for her and the boys, and I wish she could … Continue reading