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Category Archives: Fantasy
Here it is, my brand-new cover for “Archer’s Sin,” a Hearts and Thrones novella coming out in January 2014! This cover turned out to be rather difficult to put together because, as it happens, there are hardly any good stock … Continue reading
Note: I originally posted this on the Epic Fantasy Romance blog. I’m reposting here so that those of you who don’t read that blog can see it. What do you imagine when you think of a strong heroine in fiction? … Continue reading
Spy’s Honor is out today! I’m so excited about this book. Spy’s Honor is actually a prequel to Assassin’s Gambit. One thing I love about writing an epic fantasy romance series is that I get to tell two types of … Continue reading
First an administrative note: the manuscript for Prince’s Fire (book 3 in the Hearts & Thrones series) is due to my editor in less than a month. And I’m coming right down to the wire on this one. I still … Continue reading
Many of you may be aware of the recent kerfuffle in the SFWA (Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America) re: gender issues. If you’re not familiar, here’s an article that will give you the gist: Old Men Yelling at … Continue reading
Remember the Calydonian Boar, the oversized boar of Greek mythology? The ancient Greeks possessed a pair of tusks which they claimed had belonged to the Calydonian Boar, and they kept them at the Temple of Athena in Tegea. These were … Continue reading
A while back, I recommended a book by Adrienne Mayor called Greek Fire, Poison Arrows, and Scorpion Bombs, about unconventional tactics of war in the ancient world. I’ve recently discovered another of her books, The First Fossil Hunters, about how … Continue reading
There are some interesting ideas about monsters in history in Medusa’s Gaze and Vampire’s Bite: The Science of Monsters, by Matt Kaplan. Monsters from the ancient and medieval eras were primarily large pedators. Think the Nemean Lion or the Calydonian … Continue reading