Originally published in Fantastic Stories of Imagination, May 1962.
The sky is their playground. Flying creatures of mythical proportions and their intrepid riders search the stars for the next frontier.
Portals in sci-fi and fantasy One of the oldest and most beloved tropes in science fiction and fantasy is the portal story. It goes like this: Hero discovers a portal to a new world and steps through it. Sometimes the stepping through is an accident, other times a choice. Either way, when they land on […]
If you aren’t already signed up for my emails, you might not know that a few weeks ago I launched M.G. Herron’s SFF Book Club, introducing weekly book recommendations and adding a Facebook group for discussion. I had been searching for a way to give back to my readers and fans. Since I am only able […]
Why on Earth did it take me so long to crack open a Joe Abercrombie novel? I burned through Half a King in two days, reeling and obsessed. A “fast-paced tale of betrayal and revenge,” as George R.R. Martin puts it on the cover, this fantasy novel is swift, dark, subtle, cunning, and brutal. Half a […]
Thought I would share the cover of my February release ahead of time for a change. “Wendigo” is a dark fantasy short story of about 12,000 words. Newsletter subscribers always get free advanced copies of my new stories and books. Sign up here to get the inside scoop. Edit 2/4/17: Wendigo is now available on Amazon.
I completed the second draft of Tales of the Republic on Sunday—a full week past the crazy insane Jan 15 deadline I set. So it took longer than expected, but I got it done. And I would have blogged about it sooner, but writing and freelance work and life (and trying not to mold my ass too firmly […]