I did an interview of sorts recently, with the delightful Mr. Brian Aiello. It’s a fun conversation in which we ramble about awesome writerly things and I try to sound like I know what I’m talking about. If you’d like to listen to it, the link is below. You can learn more about Brian Aiello and his podcasts Origins and Mirage on his website, bryanaiello.com
Icicles shot up from the wet snow as Tabor let out a frustrated growl. He glared at the frozen spiderweb clinging to the pine tree, its chittering music filling the forest clearing, mocking his pain. He scraped his hands down his face and through his shimmering silver hair.
He had weeks; weeks to get his first contribution for the Water Festival to work. Fists planted on hips and he took a few deep breaths. Kiel would have had the whole forest sparkling by now, but then Water Song had come more naturally to his best friend. Everything came more naturally to Kiel. Tabor’s chest squeezed as he remembered the Fire Fae explosion that had killed him three years ago. The anger and bitterness still gnawed at him.
Tabor had to get this right. For Kiel’s sake. Continue reading “Winter’s Thaw”
This week I’d like to introduce you to another good friend, Sam Baker. She is the author of the novel Variant Wars and editor and contributor for the anthology Winter Neverland.
There are many things they call the Variants…diseased, dangerous, cursed. But it’s not all true. The Pures have attempted to eradicate the Variant people for nearly a century. After the first three Variant Wars, the Variants are barely surviving in the unforgiving world of theirs. The inhuman things they can do strikes fear in the hearts of the Pures. And now, some anti-Variant groups like the Patrol have vowed to exterminate the Variants. How far will the Variants go until they stop trying? How long with they fight to defend their people? These are the raw truths of the Variant Wars. This is what the people must do to protect their family and friends in the face of disaster. No one will survive without cost, and some may not survive at all. This is the story of the Fourth Variant War. This is the story of its prisoners. Continue reading “Meet Sam Baker”
This week I have the privilege of introducing you to my good friend, Jesse S. Smith. He’s the author of adventurous novellas The Battle Of Hillsboro and Rise Of The Pagans.
Unwilling to settle for lives of quiet mediocrity, a group of local young men decide to take matters into their own hands. They hatch a plan to conquer the world, beginning with a certain small town. Putting their plan into action, they launch a series of heists to fund their army. This suspenseful action adventure is a page-turner that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Continue reading “Meet Jesse S. Smith”