Tag Archives: historical fiction

Non-Fiction Spotlight: Robert E. Howard Changed My Life, edited by Jason M. Waltz

The 2022 Hugo nomination deadline is approaching and the Non-Fiction Spotlights are coming fast and furious now. If you’re just joining us, the Non-Fiction Spotlights are a project, where I interview the authors/editors of SFF-related non-fiction books that came out … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Spotlight: True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee by Abraham Riesman

Today, I’m continuing the Non-Fiction Spotlight project, wherein I interview the authors/editors of SFF-related non-fiction books that came out in 2021 and are eligible for the 2022 Hugo Awards. For more about the Non-Fiction Spotlight project, go here. To check … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Spotlight: Renegades and Rogues: The Life and Legacy of Robert E. Howard by Todd B. Vick

The world and particularly Ukraine may be on fire right now, but I’m still continuing the Non-Fiction Spotlight project, wherein I interview the authors/editors of SFF-related non-fiction books that came out in 2021 and are eligible for the 2022 Hugo … Continue reading

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Retro Review: “Blue and Silver Brocade” by Dorothy Quick

I’m taking a bit of a break from Jirel of Joiry, because in my experience, those stories are best, when not read directly one after another. And so I decided to take a look at another underrated woman author of … Continue reading

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The 2020 July Short Story Challenge Postmortem – 31 Stories in 31 Days

With everything that happened regarding Worldcon, the 2020 Hugo Awards and the Retro Hugos, I didn’t really get around to doing the usual postmortem post for this year’s July Short Story Challenge yet. To recap, in July 2015, Dean Wesley … Continue reading

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The 2020 July Short Story Challenge – Day by Day

For starters, Smashwords is currently having its annual summer sale, where you can get plenty of e-books at reduced prices or for free, including several of mine. Also Camestros Felapton is currently running his Hugo Fan Writer Finalist Week and … Continue reading

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First Monday Free Fiction: The Kiss of the Executioner’s Blade

Welcome to the June 2020 edition of First Monday Free Fiction. To recap, inspired by Kristine Kathryn Rusch who posts a free short story every week on her blog, I’ll post a free story on every first Monday of the … Continue reading

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December Commercial Break

I have more posts coming up soon, including a long overdue multiple new release announcement as well as the announcement of a new project. However, if you’re looking for some cheap and free books (and who isn’t?), I have a … Continue reading

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A New Cover and a New German Short Story Available – Ein neues Cover und eine neue Kurzgeschichte auf Deutsch erhältlich: Der Lohn des Henkers

There will be a few new release announcements in the next days and weeks, since I’m currently editing my way through the backlog of stories I wrote during the 2017 July short story challenge. However, today’s double announcement has nothing … Continue reading

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New story available: Hangman’s Wages

This is probably not the best time to announce this, considering half the internet is riveted on the Hugo Awards announcements (I’ll probably post about that tomorrow or the day after), but I have a new story out. Like the … Continue reading

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