Category Archives: Fantasy

Drawing from The Unexpected Traveler—Ruins of Malgon Castle

Here’s an image from The Unexpected Traveler and the text it illustrates. For more information, see the project page.      Very slowly we ascended the stairs. At the top the breeze whistled past a heavy wood door that hung on one … Continue reading

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Drawing from The Unexpected Traveler—Dungeon in Malgon Castle

Here’s an image from The Unexpected Traveler and the text it illustrates. For more information, see the project page.      I poked my flashlight through one of the identical barred windows. The first fifteen cells held nothing. The sixteenth, which had … Continue reading

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Drawing from The Unexpected Traveler—Grazing Sheep

Here’s an image from The Unexpected Traveler and the text it illustrates. For more information, see the project page.      We circled a field where three other dragons waited. I was unceremoniously deposited: the great talons parted the moment I touched … Continue reading

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Broom Books Repriced at 99¢ on Kindle!

Following the latest trend, I’ve priced the three Story of the Great American Flying Broomstick books (Genesis, The Missing Wand, and Fog at the Crossroads) at the lowest price Amazon allows: 99¢! Lots of authors of great books are doing … Continue reading

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Broom 1 Fantasy Novel Earns 5-Star Review on Kindle

Take a look at the Kindle edition of “The Story of the Great American Flying Broomstick!” It’s earned a glowing review, which I quote here, written by R.M. Putnam, author of the Destiny’s Warriors Series: I approached this book thinking, … Continue reading

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Brett Pfister doing maps for The Unexpected Traveler

Brett Pfister of Mind’s Eye Productions has signed on to do the maps for the various lands in my new fantasy novel, The Unexpected Traveler. The picture above gives you an idea of his incredible capabilities. As he gets further … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Traveler progresses

I’m hard at work finalizing the first draft of The Unexpected Traveler, my new fantasy novel. It goes well beyond the limits explored by the flying broomstick series and enters its own fantasy world. This project excites me! It will … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Eragon

Well, as part of writing TUT I’m taking a look at modern fantasy writing, and certainly the Eragon “Inheritance Cycle” books are popular. I read Eragon (first book) and expressed some frustration and yet admiration in this post. The next … Continue reading

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Help me make my next novel better!

[As of Dec 6, 2011, I’m going into the first stages of production, so the comment period is now closed. My many thanks for the comments received!] As I’ve noted in other posts, I’m hard at work on a new … Continue reading

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Sacrifices! What we do for art! More archery research

They say (whoever ‘they’ are) that one should write about what one knows about. Okay, fair enough. My new fantasy novel, The Unexpected Traveler, involves longbows. I’d never shot a longbow. As can be seen in another post (here) I … Continue reading

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