Good News – Creepsi Issue 2 print edition coming soon!

I just received word today that our shipment of the Creepsi Twisted Tales June Issue is arriving next week. You’ll see the print edition available on our website with a link over to Etsy. We’re working on getting a full shopping site available in the next week or so as well for items like coffee mugs, tee shirts and posters from the works of our artists. Stay tuned!

And, of course, a shameless promotion of 4 of my books in one novel!

A New Clovel Sword Saga

My latest book, The Bleeding Mountains, is now available on Kindle. You can get a preview below.

The young Esterblud warrior finds himself involved in a bloody coup of a small kingdom. As he seeks to atone for his mistakes, Urith discovers that his beliefs in honor and trust are seldom shared by the people he meets.

A New Direction with Clovel Sword

Two new books are coming this month but I wanted to turn my focus over to another project that’s in the works. I’m starting the process to have some of the Clovel Sword stories moved into a comic/graphic novel form. Getting into the younger audience is one reason for this effort. Another is I just think the world of Kamin would look so cool in a manga/anime format. Toward this endeavor, I’ve started scripting for the first web comic and finding artists in line with my vision. I give you some of the efforts below. More updates will continue along this side of my work as well as setting up a crowdfunding model to kick this project into high gear. I’d be interested in your thoughts.

The demigoddess Mivraa
Urith of Esterblud

The story lines in the comic/graphic stories will follow the Clovel Sword Saga during the time of upheaval and sorrow for Urith of Esterblud.

Looking for Beta Readers

With the draft nearly completed on my upcoming work The Curse of Blackbane, I’m looking for Beta Readers among those who’ve an interest in my stories. It’s the first book of a new historical supernatural dark fantasy series.

Set in the 1780s in Europe, a brutal pirate tries to escape the curse of his evil past. Hunted by one of the seven princes of Hell, Blackbane has a vision from an obscure saint which might help remove the curse. Unexpected aid from a man who calls himself the Black Monk finds him an ally. However, the fat man who attaches himself to the pirate captain has secrets of his own. Following a brutal encounter with a demon and its offspring, the men find their loyalty tested. When a French duchess becomes involved, Blackbane learns that his past continues to follow him.

Black Friday from the Author

Well, it’s close to another Christmas (and my links to 50% off printed books are below).

Latest news: I’m wrapping up work on two more books (hopefully to be complete by end of the year). Here are their working titles and a short description about the stories. You can find

The Bleeding Mountains: A Clovel Sword Saga (click link to read the first two draft chapters on Wattpad)

This is Saga #4 and a full book of Urith’s adventures in the time before the Clovel Sword Chronicles. Not long after the death of his wife and father, the Esterblud warrior travels into the kingdom of Rarfell as a volunteer to fight against a tribe known as the Borrs. Before he joins the volunteers, the capital city is overrun and the king killed.

In a series of twists and turns, Urith finds himself escaping with the young queen and a new comrade. However, their freedom is short lived and Urith nearly dies. Returning to kill his betrayer, the Esterblud must grapple with his need for vengeance and the honorable ideals to help those in need. To make things worse, Urith finds himself in unfamiliar waters of diplomacy trying to stop an embittered queen from causing a war between his homeland and the powerful kingdom of Cahmais.

Shadow Over Charax – A new fantasy book. (click link to read the first two draft chapters on Wattpad)

It is a world where the necromancer, Pirwa, extends his power over the remaining kingdoms using the cruel butchery of his undead ‘gravers’. Pirwa plans to unleash his hordes upon the last two bastions of those who follow the ways of the Chara.

The fortress island of Charax is one spot that stands in the way of the necromancer. However, the fortress is much like the society, a decaying symbol of the past. Strict social and economic stratification allows the Chara to control the island along with the help of pirates who dominate the waters.

When an offer of quick wealth leads Hilko, a young smuggler, into his betrayal. The man uses his ability to communicate with ghosts to aid in his escape. Ending up on a ship filled with pirates, Hilko slowly understands the power of the object he’s stolen. In his quest to avoid the ‘gravers’ and comrades with ulterior motives, Hilko discovers that true friendship and loyalty can come from any social class, living and dead.

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Draft Updates on Wattpad

To keep my blog refreshed on a consistent basis, I’ll be sharing my draft updates as they occur on Wattpad.

You can find most of my stories out there. I invite you to take a look if you’re interested in the development of the stories.

I’ve been working on another follow up story called Grave’s Peril that follows the Infinite Loop story arc. You can see that below. Please excuse the cover which is strictly for the draft.

Curse of Blackbane is another story in it’s early stages which is a dark fantasy based in the age of pirates. Again, just a couple of chapters available for the first draft.