Books, Cooking, fiction, Food, Recipe

Eat This While You Read That: Jason Rennie

I’ve expanded this series far beyond the traditional author roles, seeking to promote people who bring stories to readers. I’ve featured a long-form editor, Toni Weisskopf, whose efforts keep Baen Books the great place to find fun reads that it is. Now, I’m bringing you a gentleman who edits and brings you the short-form fiction… Read More Eat This While You Read That: Jason Rennie

Books, Cooking, fiction, Food, Recipe

Eat This While You Read That: JL Curtis

While most of the authors I talk to and ask to participate in ETWYRt are science fiction or fantasy authors, not all of them have to be. I read and enjoy many other genres, like JL Curtis’s books. The Grey Man is a little hard to quantify, beyond ‘action’ because they aren’t quite military and… Read More Eat This While You Read That: JL Curtis

Books, fantasy, fiction, Review

Review: Son of the Black Sword

I was talking to a fellow writer the other day about whether or not there is a market for a ‘thinking man’s fantasy.’ We were specifically talking about that sub-genre, Sword and Sorcery, the genre made famous by the likes of Conan the Barbarian, and oft-mocked as being ‘thud and blunder’ rather than ‘blood and… Read More Review: Son of the Black Sword

Books, Curmudgeon's Corner, fiction, Review

Curmudgeon Reviews: Steelheart

Steelheart (Reckoners Book 1) by Brandon Sanderson A review written by Sanford Begley I think I owe Brandon Sanderson an apology, though I’ve never met him. I have avoided his books like the plague because in my opinion he couldn’t write an ending. I am happy to be proven wrong. This is the first book… Read More Curmudgeon Reviews: Steelheart