On Conan and Writing

Monday, March 16, 2015

Following on a great post by Fletcher Vredenburgh about Karl Edward Wagner’s Bran Mak Morn novel (over at Black Gate), I decided to update my own post on Conan pastiche….

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Swords Against Death Re-Read: Introduction

Friday, March 13, 2015

In the coming weeks Bill Ward and I  are going to re-read a book from Fritz Leiber’s famous Lankhmar series, Swords Against Death. We hope you’ll pick up…

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Robert E. Howard’s Birthday

Thursday, January 22, 2015

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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Under the Hood with Robert E. Howard

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

I remain in the literary salt mines this week, so I’m reprinting an article I wrote for Black Gate back in 2012. When I tell people what a…

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Day of Discovery

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

As most of my regular visitors probably know, I released an e-book that collected many of my Dabir and Asim stories a couple of years ago. E-books don’t…

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Fafhrd in the Mail

Thursday, February 20, 2014

It’s been a busy, productive week, with some nice surprises. First, I wanted to point everyone to the new contest on my site to win a free copy…

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Primeval Thule

Thursday, February 6, 2014

I haven’t signed up for as many kickstarters in the last few months, primarily because I haven’t had any big book checks in the last few months. (That’s…

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Of Conan and Thieves

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

I don’t think I’ll ever get more than 48 pages in to Poul Anderson’s Conan the Rebel. Notwithstanding the fact I respect Anderson and have enjoyed a number…

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Sword-and-Sorcery Campaigning

Friday, September 27, 2013

While I was wrestling with insomnia and/or lack of sleep over the last months, one of the things I was doing in my down time was leafing through…

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Elyana Rides Again

Friday, March 22, 2013

If it’s been quiet here, that’s because you couldn’t hear the sound of my laptop keys clicking away. I’ve just turned my second Paizo Pathfinder novel over to,…

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