The Second Edda

I learned it from men, | the men so old,
Who dwell in the hills of home.

Harbarthsljoth, Poetic Edda

For some writers, book ideas come with a title tagging along, a happy puppy, if you will, inseparable from the story itself, accompanying it every step of the way. The story is a tennis ball filled with treats and the title just can’t help itself. In fact, titles are sometimes the first thing to come into existence.

Not me.     Read More »

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.     Read More »