On Writer’s Block

I’ve been asked a few times about writer’s block and recently expounded on my take on the subject on a Goodreads Ask the Author question.  I thought I’d pop over here to share those thoughts. How do you deal with writer’s block?     

Pre-orders and signings and release dates, oh my!

This is pretty surreal. I just spent an hour signing books. The Blood-Tainted Winter is available for pre-order today. Official release is November 20th. I mean, c’mon.  That’s crazy. I look at this stack of books that will soon be shipped off to my Kickstarter backers, and I honestly have to remind myself that the … More Pre-orders and signings and release dates, oh my!

What’s in a Name? Or, how the book got a title.

If you watched the video I made for my Kickstarter campaign, you may recall that the title for this book, The Blood-Tainted Winter, has a history, a meaning.  But for the wider audience, I thought I’d share that here and give you another glimpse into the evolution of this story. Have you read Beowulf? I have. … More What’s in a Name? Or, how the book got a title.

A Bird’s Eye View

The map is done! The map-making process was something of a roller-coaster ride.  I originally was in talks with a cartographer in France and I was very excited about his work, but when our stream of communication dried up back at the end of June, I became concerned.  Turns out a personal situation was going … More A Bird’s Eye View

What’s an Edda?

You ask a good question. You’ve seen it now on the cover: The Song of the Ash Tree — First Edda.  And maybe you’ve scratched your head. I’m here to help.