The Mother of the Beast

During the course of A Gathering of Ravens, Grimnir repeatedly boasts of his lineage: he is the son of Bálegyr; "Bálegyr of the Eye," he crows, "son of Ymir, champion of the Sly One and master of the wolf ships of the kaunar!"  His pride in his sire is almost palpable -- even though he has…

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Twilight of the Gods

Amid the sturm and drang of managing international release dates for A Gathering of Ravens (the UK release is coming on the 29th), writing guest posts and working social media like a virtual carnival barker, mailing out books and also keeping some semblance of a personal life, I wrote the first words that will be…