Conan in the News

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

So here’s a thing. Conan the Cimmerian is going to have a new TV series from Amazon. Good? Bad? I like that those involved say that they’re long-time…

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Celebration

Monday, January 22, 2018

I’ve written of the power of Robert E. Howard’s prose any number of times, and I’m sure that there’s more that could be said, and that will be…

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Revisiting Universe R

Monday, September 11, 2017

Many moons ago, back when I blogged as BG_Editor (that’s Black Gate editor), I took a little trip to Universe R. I talked about that trip in an…

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REH Palooza

Monday, April 3, 2017

The other week I had a chat with Robert Zoltan and Edgar the Raven, and we discussed Robert E. Howard, sword-and-sorcery, my own writing, and all sorts of…

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Quick Update, Now with Conan

Monday, February 27, 2017

I’ll keep this brief. In my limited spare time I’ve been working on a couple of projects that I can hardly wait to reveal… but must. One of…

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Belated Birthday

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Here’s to Robert E. Howard, creator of my favorite genre, sword-and-sorcery, on the anniversary of his birth. Raise high your goblets and drink deep. What is best about…

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Revisiting Late Marvel Conan

Monday, January 9, 2017

I don’t often revise my web articles aside from addressing typographical errors, but I wanted to take another crack at this particular entry, because I don’t think it…

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Carter & de Camp Pastiche

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A few months ago I pulled down my old Conan paperbacks to re-read what I’d remembered as a pretty decent pastiche, de Camp’s “Halls of the Dead.” The…

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Later Savage Sword of Conan Volumes

Friday, August 26, 2016

I’m a late comer to The Savage Sword of Conan. You’d probably have figured that, much as I like sword-and-sorcery, I’d have a huge stack of old sword-and-sorcery…

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Nominations

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

I was delighted to learn that Bill Ward and I have been nominated for the Robert E. Howard Foundation’s Black River award for our Conan re-read series. That’s…

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