Escapist History*

Robert E. Howard once wrote: “There is no literary work, to me, half as zestful as rewriting history in the guise of fiction.” For my own part, I would agree – but with a single caveat. To me, there is no literary work half as zestful as rewriting history in the guise of fantasy. It…

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…

Deleted Scene: The Washer in the Water

I present for your enjoyment, Gentle Reader, a deleted scene from A Gathering of Ravens.  In it, Grimnir is making his way across Somerset alone.  In the previous chapter he lost his young captive and guide, Étaín, to the forces of Lord Hrothmund of Badon (modern Bath).  Stubborn and ever the pragmatist, Grimnir leaves her to […]