The Funny Side of Writing Fight Scenes

If you’ve read any of the books in my Osteria Chronicles series or some of the parts of Domna, you may have noticed several pages are filled with action-packed fighting. Whether it’s Hercules cousin, Iolalus, battling a hydra or Theseus going toe to toe with the minotaur, my fight scenes have (hopefully) provided you as … Continue reading The Funny Side of Writing Fight Scenes

Centaurs: The Good, The Bad, and The Big Debate

Centaurs! These half man half horse beasts of mythology have long been a source of fodder for the imagination.  The origins of these imaginary creatures are a matter of speculation but the best guess (meaning this was the idea presented by the scholar who bought the most rounds of beer for his colleagues) is that … Continue reading Centaurs: The Good, The Bad, and The Big Debate

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Finn McSpool Gallops Into a New Role

As I announced on Wednesday, it’s book release time again and that means the Beasties are offering up a little bit of congratulations once again!! Okay, I’d like to believe Tammie and David Beastie are doing this because they’re eager to support my efforts as an indie writer, but I think it’s more about them … Continue reading Finn McSpool Gallops Into a New Role

The Centaurs are Stampeding in for Domna, Part Three!!

Yep, the hands of the book release clock have swung around yet again, which means it's time for Part Three of Domna! And in this part we finally get to hang out with some centaurs! First off, let me thank everyone who pre-ordered a copy of the book — you helped me more than double … Continue reading The Centaurs are Stampeding in for Domna, Part Three!!

Release Day Part Two!! The Beasties of Osteria

What? You thought Book Launch Day was a one-off affair? Not when you have Beasties who want to do their part to make Domna a raging success. Just in case you missed the news, yesterday was Release Day for the first part of my serialized historical fantasy novel Domna: The Sun God's Daughter. It was … Continue reading Release Day Part Two!! The Beasties of Osteria