Tammie Painter has made the decision of which fantasy fiction novel to work on next. The decision came down to a zombie-magic-mystery trilogy and the last books in the Osteria Chronicles series.
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! 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
While I should be excited that Finn, Mr Husband, and I are currently enjoying our Irish getaway, I'm even more ecstatic that we're getting super close to launch time for the Bonds of Osteria: Book Four of the Osteria Chronicles. That means it's time to stop rambling on about my writing life and start sharing with … Continue reading Off With Her Head! Medusa vs Perseus
Hello Blogland! Although I have been up to my neck with writing work and next week I'll have some VERY exciting news to share with you, this week I simply can't squeeze anything out of my head to share with you. Instead, I've done some deep research (okay, it was ten minutes on Google) to … Continue reading Another Round of Osteria Humor