Savander leads the First Blades, sorcerer-swordsmen who protect and serve the Empire’s Magicians–but his own gifts are incomplete, and the path of a Magician remains beyond him. When at last a deal presents itself, a way to become the Magician he always dreamed of being, the price may be too high for him to pay.
Reviving Older Posts
Recently, I imported a bunch of posts from my old blog–some of them are relevant, some of them aren’t. Some of them might be, but they’re just not anything I’m interested in actually republishing here…
Review: Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet #46
Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet is one of those magazines that I’ve wondered about for a long time, but only recently got around to reading–and it’s been a pleasant and unexpected surprise.
My Upcoming Stories
In the past, most of the stories I’ve sold have gone from sale to publication pretty quickly, but at the moment I’m in the unusual position of having three stories still pending: “The Winds Of The Mind”, “Eyes Of My Brother”, and “The Blade’s Bargain”.
Crescent Cross, reprinted in The Dark Door
The town of Crescent Cross is a true slice of American heaven. The weather’s always perfect, and the people are a delight. You may just want to stay there forever.
Interview by Morgan Broadhead
A friend and fellow spec-fiction writer, Morgan Broadhead, quizzed me on my writing future, immigration to the USA, and the always in-depth and serious question of cheese.
Delectable, reprinted by JayHenge Publishing
On a small planet far away, if you want to be rich, there are rock-star harvesters working to gather the most popular snack in the galaxy. And all you need to do is let a million insects crawl over your naked body.
A Homespun Embrace, published in Dark Recesses Online
Fear of the dark, of monsters lurking in the shadows–for Angela, it’s not hard to find something she’s afraid of. But soon, she’ll discover that the fear of losing herself is all too real…
Ashwright, narrated and reprinted by PodCastle
Half magician and half religious figure, the Ashwright can bring hope and relief to a people ravaged by war and banditry…for a price.
Ashwright published in On Spec
Founded in 1989, On Spec is Canada’s longest-running and most successful speculative fiction magazine, and it has a more eclectic taste for fiction compared to some American publications.
Peace and Quiet
It’s been a busy year. I didn’t write as much as I might have liked, but I began work at SpaceX, sold a short story to On Spec Magazine, and have another story coming out.
Recipe: Gluten-Free Pajeon
The breakfast of the day (and last Saturday too), this is a Korean staple, or at least our effort at it — very versatile, pretty simple, and a nice option that elaborates on the more usual pancake.