I am driving home from work in the rain. The traffic is heavy and I am upset. Not at anything, in particular, just a strange combination of angry-sad, non-focused malaise. I have a feeling of something is wrong, there is something missing. And the rain is coming down and I can’t see and that jackass
My first trip to the Faraway Lands came through a Magical Box and was quite unexpected. It happened when I was seven years old and grounded. Now, to my knowledge, there are three ways to get to the Faraway Lands. Each one has its benefits; each one has its drawbacks. One is not better than
I am re-reading The Lord of the Rings (again) and came upon this poem. It is in the letter that Gandalf leaves for the hobbits in Bree. I've always loved this so I thought I'd share, nothing more significant than that. I hope you enjoy. All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those
by Tomi Adeyemi I am a lover of genre fiction – specifically scifi and fantasy. And in the case of fantasy I feel that it gets a bad rap. I understand that when it is done poorly it can be somewhat cringe-worthy – falling into tropes and clichés that are well trodden –
We’ve all heard the saying: don’t judge a book by its cover. This is of course meant to be taken metaphorically. It is meant to reinforce the notion that one should not form an opinion on something based on outward appearances, rather you should look deeper to find the true nature of that something.
Hello everyone to this thing that I do. In this episode I'm telling fairy tales, talking about fantasy and why writing is fun. I also made up a word. I have always been a big fan of fantasy and speculative fiction and my stories are more and more often headed in that direction. This story
This week I'm reading The Knight of Swords by Michael Moorcock. The Knight of Swords is the first book in the Swords Trilogy which tells the tale of Corum Jhaelen Irsei, the Prince in the Scarlet Robe, who is an incarnation of the Eternal Champion that exists in many forms to bring Cosmic Balance to
So the second annual Denver Comic Con begins tonight and runs through Sunday, and I could not be more giddy to attend. Seriously, it's all I could talk about for days (maybe weeks). Now I know little ol' Denver's Con is not as big a deal as say, San Diego or New York, but I'm