Tamora Pierce was one of my favorite authors during my adolescence. Though I haven't read her books in a while, they still hold a special place in my heart and on my shelf. Read about her Immortals series in my new Magus Blog article.
Welcome to Night Vale is my gateway podcast, a beautifully strange storytelling experience that reminded me of the noir bits of A Prairie Home Companion and the radio version of Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy. Needless to say, I'm in love with it. Read all about it and the books that have come from the show... Continue Reading →
There's nothing that makes me happier than the fiction section of a bookstore. Being able to take care of that section and even stock it? Oh man... read all about it in my new Magus Blog post.
I started researching Tarot for a small scene in a book that has been currently exiled to the drawer. Like many research projects it got (wonderfully) out of hand. I ended up with two decks, an online class, and a great book by Jessa Crispin. You can read my review of her book The Creative... Continue Reading →
Working in a bookstore, especially one specializing in magic, religion, and the occult is a temptation for any writer. As someone working on an urban fantasy novel, it's doubly so. See how I (attempt) to resist temptation in my new Magus Books Blog post.
There is nothing quite like having a window into life of someone who has achieved success doing the work you dream to do. Especially if this person creates things that you admire. Kim Harrison is one of my favorite authors. I adore her urban fantasy Hollows series and enjoyed her new science fiction thriller The Drafter a great deal. Originally, I... Continue Reading →