— The Lost Words

Lo and behold, hold your horses, chariots and steam engines. My no-magic, gunpowder-era, Renaissance-styled, Venetian-flavored grimfun slash fundark novel by the name of Amazing Adventures of Dashing Prince Dietrich is about to take flight. A majestic flight, like an eagle soaring off a cliff. ‘Tis publication time!

Prince Dietrich

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Hello, denizens of the Internet. Good news. The Ecotones pro-am anthology, the fourth annual community project organized by SFFWorld.com, has been set free into the wild. It is out there, with fourteen tales of a mostly speculative and fictional nature, created and molded by best-sellers, award-winners and nominees, established talents and up-coming authors. Myself included.

Ecotones teaser

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I am feeling benevolent. ‘Tis the holiday season, and that means free gifts for all. If you feel like reading some decent fantasy-themed prose, you might want to visit the Amazon domain in the coming two weeks. Starting December 16 all the way till New Year’s, the Kindle edition of the four books in The Lost Words series will be free for download, one after another, a couple of days at a time.

Celebration

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And now for something completely different. A guest post. Normally, you would not get its kind here, but since we’re all one happy family over at SFFWorld.com, and we have another anthology coming out soonish, we have a blog tour, and we’re sharing each other stories. Only yesterday, Andrew Leon Hudson hosted mine. Today, I am happy to introduce Kurt Hunt, contributing author in Ecotones. He’s here to tell us why he submitted his world shattering story to SFFWorld.com’s fourth anthology.

The Pit

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Hello friends. Today, you shall be reading an article of mine. However, it’s been posted elsewhere, on someone else’s blog. Why? Because we few, we happy few, we the authors of the upcoming Ecotones anthology, the fruit of the SFFWorld.com loom, have decided to a bit of a blog tour swapsies, and we are sharing each other’s stories.

Teaser

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If the title of this post looks familiar, this is because my article today is a reference of another article. Namely, Wendell, the guy behind a very custhy book review and author spotlights website Bookwraiths, has just published a piece focused on older, overlooked, under-appreciated speculative fiction books. Better yet, he asked some – of his favorite – authors for their opinion.

Books

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More awesome news! A short story of mine, titled What About My Humanity has been published in Allegory ezine, a tri-annual online magazine of science fiction, fantasy & horror, Volume 28/55, Fall/Winter 2015. Yippie.

Allegory teaser

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Friends and colleagues and fellow readers, fans and associated lurkers. I am pleased to announce there’s going to be another publication featuring my name. Following its annual tradition, the SFFWorld staff has unleashed another anthology unto the world. The theme for this year? Ecotones.

Ecotones teaser

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My benevolence knows no bounds. Sort of. For real. Well, now that the Goodreads giveaway is over, I thought you might appreciate some free book deals on Amazon. Oct 21-22, Pacific Time, The Forgotten, the third book in The Lost Words series, will be free for download. But wait, there’s more.

Celebration

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Fancy winning a free copy of The Humbled, the freshly released fourth and last volume in The Lost Words series? Sure you do. Which is why you ought to head over to Goodreads, do a bit of furious mouse clicking, and maybe, when the giveaway ends, you could. Pretty self-explanatory, I guess. Four copies of the fourth book. Idyllic. Sep 28 till Oct 11. Enough said.

The Humbled

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