I write more than fantasy fiction. Look for my short stories online: in After Hours (print), bewilderingstories.com, http://www.horrorseek.com/home/horror/darkfire/ficarch.html, http://www.fictitiousthejournal.org/, the Weird Reader, and the Fall Fantasy Anthology out of Cloaked Press in Autumn, 2017. Continue reading More than Dragons
Fantasy novels traditionally depict their giants as gross, dimwitted, and often malevolent creatures. My Dragonwolder giants behave quite differently. They have a mission. Here to explain is the rock giant, Enderfon, featured in Where Dragons Follow: Return of the Malevir. ENDERFON: I … Continue reading A Rock Giant Speaks Out
[from https://theprotagonistspeaks.com Assaph Mehr’s site enabling this interview of Sweetnettle, one of my characters from the Dragonwolder series, Malevir: Dragons Return and Where Dragons Follow] Character Interview Questions Tell us a little about where you grew up. What was it … Continue reading Interview with a Sprite
NARR: Today, we’re chatting with a prominent dragon whose amazing story will be featured in Susan Bass Marcus’ final book of the Malevir trilogy, coming out in 2020. Hello, eminent sir dragon. Please tell our guests about yourself. DRAAKO: … Continue reading Interview with a Dragon
The power of magic, whether benign or evil, remains one of the strongest elements of fantasy fiction. My trilogy, the Dragonwolder fantasy series, relies on the good magic of its giants, wizards, and sprites to thwart the cruel intentions and … Continue reading The Power of Magic
Her belly was plump with toothsome kibblings and all her fur had grown back. She had at least six different soft places to sleep. Sometimes her translator decoded Steve’s sounds—he called them talk—but neither he nor the woman, whom he … Continue reading A New ZooCatron – Chapter 20: Are We There Yet?
From the ice fields to the Warmside, the sprite Sweetnettle needs all his courage. Continue reading The Good Sprite: Sweetnettle
The human’s smelly, noisy car was awful. Tepunia’s hackles rose and she was desperate to escape. Their box door would not open, no matter how many times she scratched it. She sniffed the floor but found no openings. How could … Continue reading A New ZooCatron – Chapter 19: What’s a Pet?
My ship is orbiting this hostile world. Its passengers need a new home and finding that home is my job. Look at me now. I’m letting everyone down. Continue reading A New ZooCatron – Chapter 18: No Time to Rest
[Captain Tepunia and Lieutenant Shvaart, alien cats and refugees from a dying planet, find endless challenges on Earth.] Whatever powered the truck, its noises overwhelmed Tepunia’s senses. Growling, coughing, and spewing a noxious cloud of gases, the truck surely was … Continue reading A New ZooCatron – Chapter Seventeen: It’s Always Something.