Tag Archives: sword and sorcery

The Last Road … and some fellow forthcoming books from Pyr

As you might have heard, late last year the publisher of Gods of the Caravan Road, Pyr, was sold by its parent publisher, Prometheus, to another company called Start. This also meant that the distribution switched from Penguin Random House … Continue reading

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Standalone or Series? Where does Gods of Nabban fit?

Sooooo . . . is Gods of Nabban a standalone or fourth in a series? Enquiring minds want to know. Well . . . Next question? Okay, okay, I’ll answer that one. People have been asking about that ever since … Continue reading

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Marakand: The Leopard – Epic Fantasy or Sword and Sorcery, Part Two: Let’s call it Character-Driven Epic Fantasy?

I write out of a character in a situation; that’s nearly always the starting point, and if the character isn’t working, the story dies. I can’t seem to say, ‘This is the world and this is the plot,’ create the … Continue reading

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Blackdog and The Leopard: Epic Fantasy, Sword and Sorcery, and the World of the Seven Devils, Part One

So, are the books and stories set in the the world of the Seven Devils (‘The Storyteller’, Blackdog, and The Leopard, which is part one of a two-volume series called Marakand) epic fantasy or sword and sorcery? Epic fantasy seems … Continue reading

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