Tag Archives: fantasy

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When memory fails

I had a strange experience recently. With a bit of idle time on my hands, I went to the local library and booked a vacation to a new story realm….

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Karsten and Babette Episode #3 now available.

It’s all in the card. If you’ve been itching for another darkly comic visit from a grumpy wizard and his nagging llama sidekick, this is your chance. And for all…

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The Fire Eye Refugee, by Samuel Gately (34:11)

Today we see that if you want your fantastical world to seem “long ago and far away” you should probably stop filling it with “here and now.” What drew me…

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The Apples of Idunn: Eschaton Cycle, by Matt Larkin (40:00)

Today we see that when your marketing matches your book, it will hook readers who love your book. What I gleaned about the story: Odin’s father has died, leaving him…

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Amber Fang 3: Revenge, by Arthur Slade (0:53)

Today we see that an uneven tone can be disorienting, especially on the first page. What I gleaned about the story: Our heroine, a vampire, is on a sunny beach….