Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Bit of a Placeholder

ShareTweet As I suspected might happen, the holiday festivities are making it very difficult to find a significant block of time in which to blog this week. We’re having a lot of fun with nieces and nephews and siblings and … Continue reading

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A Couple Words on World-Building

ShareTweet The Pithdai Gate is now available pretty much everywhere ebooks are sold, and paperbacks are fully linked on both Barnes & Noble and Amazon. Remember that if you buy the paperback on Amazon you get the Kindle version for … Continue reading

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Release Day: The Pithdai Gate

ShareTweet The Pithdai Gate is now live on nearly all sales channels: Amazon (ebook; paperback), Smashwords, Barnes & Noble (ebook and paperback), Kobo, and Apple (in the iBookstore). We have opted into Amazon Matchbook with all our titles, including this … Continue reading

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A Codex of Complaints about Jim Butcher’s Furies of Calderon

ShareTweet As folks who follow this blog have probably figured out by now, I’m a huge fan of fantasy – particularly various flavors of high fantasy (fantasy set in another world). I read fantasy because I genuinely enjoy it. However, … Continue reading

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Food and the Fantasy Novel

ShareTweet It has become something of a tradition in the fantasy genre to lavish great attention on the food characters eat. The plot might concern an epic battle against a world-destroying monster. The heroes might wield powers that move Heaven … Continue reading

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The Pithdai Gate Now on Pre-Order from Barnes and Noble

ShareTweet The subject of the post says it all, really. If you’re a Nook user, you can pre-order The Pithdai Gate in Barnes & Noble’s online store at its introductory price of $2.99. Other stores will follow – hopefully in … Continue reading

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More Locke Lamora, More Lies

ShareTweet I finished The Republic of Thieves last week. The third installment of Scott Lynch’s excellent series of fantasy capers was an enjoyable read, albeit not nearly as utterly ludicrous (in a good way) as the previous two volumes. The … Continue reading

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