Posts Categorized: Personal

The Influence of Tolkien

I honestly can’t remember if my dad read us The Hobbit or The Chronicles of Narnia first. I’m pretty sure he read us The Hobbit more times… though even that, I’m not sure about. Either way, these were my very first forays into the realm of fantasy fiction, and both Tolkien and Lewis had a… Read more »

Five Friday Favorites: New To Me

We all have favorites. Favorite movies, favorite books, favorite ice cream flavors… and there’s little in the world that’s more fun than finding a new favorite, or someone who shares one or more of your favorites. I’ve encountered a few of the former recently, and thought I’d write a post in which I shared them… Read more »

On Hold

Hey there, fellow book dragons! Happy August! So… we’ve had a bit of an unexpected rearrangement of schedule. I do have a couple more Summer School posts coming, but they aren’t scheduled yet and due to unforeseen happenings, will be coming a bit later in August. Also, the Silmaril Awards will be returning on September 2nd,… Read more »

Christmas in July – Cover Reveal Help Wanted!

I’ve been a bit quiet about my big publishing goal for 2019. Partially because I’m trying a different strategy with this book, and partially because I wasn’t sure it would actually happen on schedule, and partially because it’s a little “off brand” for me. However, the time has now come to start announcing that… actually…… Read more »