“Unfettered” Cover Art

Old news in the blogosphere, but for those who may have missed it, Shawn Speakman has released the cover art for his fantasy anthology, Unfettered, provided by artist and writer Todd Lockwood. I might also take this opportunity to point out, for those who haven’t already seen it, that I’m among

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MisCon 26

Sitting down after my return from MisCon in Missoula, Montana, where I spent four days participating in a variety of panels, writing critiques, and general mischief with convention goers from far and wide. I’m fairly certain most made the trek to see literary guest of honor George something-or-other Martin. I

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Grim Oak Press

For those who may have missed the news elsewhere, author, webmaster, and all-around fantasy enthusiast Shawn Speakman has announced a couple of cool new projects. One is the publication of his new novel, The Dark Thorn, in hardcover and special leatherbound editions. Along with that, he is producing an anthology entitled Unfettered

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Star Wars Blu-ray

So, my youngest brother had the upcoming Blu-ray release of the Star Wars saga on pre-order. I asked him if he had heard about the latest round of “tweaks” Lucas has decided to apply to these beloved films. He hadn’t, so he promptly went online to read about them for

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“Game of Thrones” Q&A at Deadline

As some may already know, HBO’s Game of Thrones series, based on George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, has raked in a truckload of Primetime Emmy nominations for its inaugural season. Popular Hollywood blog Deadline posted today a Q&A with showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. If you’re

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“Deep Thought” – Knowing When to Let Go

I know the summer travel season is nearing an end, but with Labor Day Weekend looming, here’s a small tip to those who may be thinking of hitting the road… If you ever drop your keys into a river of molten lava, let ’em go, because, man, they’re gone. — Deep Thoughts by

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