Art

Unexpected Influences

I have a list of art and media that I saw or read as a kid that made a lasting impression on me for one reason or another, some which are well known and the influence obvious (Labyrinth! Michael Whelan! Monet!) to the more obscure (Nausicaa of the Valley of …

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FeaturedFiction

Book Nerd – The Red Magician

My uncle Pierre had a lot of books, which are now mine. He had a knack for picking books, but I tend to read them at random. Some of them are good, some of them are trash, but some of them are great. The Red Magician by Lisa Goldstein is …

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FictionWriting

Happy Birthday to Us and Free Stuff to You

I wrote and published a fantasy novel, partly due to the support offered by the members and readers of this blog. Last year, I though I would show my thanks by giving away my novel for free during our anniversary week. While it may be disappointing to get the same …

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FictionWriting

Cursebrand – A Novel for Mad Art Lab

A little more than a year ago, I published my first novel, How Not to Poach a Unicorn. I decided that, in the spirit of showing off your ugly things, I should release my next novel, chapter-by-chapter on Mad Art Lab. It took me a year to get enough written …

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