Listen to my latest short story "The Forest Trail"

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Sword and Urn Flip-through Video!

Last night I made a little video of me flipping through my first novel out in paperback. I talk a little about the cover and the interior. It's hopefully the first of many videos I will make after one of my novels is published. Now on to writing the next one! Thanks for stopping by.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Hometown Reads

I've signed up on the website. Here's a link for your convenience: I hope any other local authors will do the same. It seems like a great avenue for getting the word out about your books. Check it out and sign up! It's free. Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, May 13, 2016

The Beauty Thief by Rachael Ritchey | Book Review

This was a beautiful fairy tale. It was really fun to sink into a world of princes and kings and castles and princesses. I think a lot of young readers of fantasy will love this book. The story starts off as a perfect fairy tale but then something goes very wrong.

It was great to go along the journey with the characters as they deal with the horrible crime that happened to the princess having her beauty stolen. The heroes go on a quest to get her beauty back. I thought it was really cool the way the author made the magic work. Her outward physical beauty wasn't the only thing stolen. It affected her inner beauty too. So instead of the traditional character arc where the character starts out with some flaws we start out with an almost perfect princess. She's beautiful on the inside and out. But then her beauty is stolen from her and she not only looks different but becomes a different person entirely. Her loved ones almost don't recognize her not only from the physical change but from the way she speaks and acts. So that part was interesting and great.

I really liked the last part of the book too. It was a fun rescue adventure that took some interesting turns. I really felt for the character who gets put in a really bad position. I'm not going into detail because I don't want to spoil anything.

So if you or your child is looking for an awesome fairy tale with magic, a dark villain with a cool evil lair and magical powers and an awesome rescue quest give this book a try.

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The Beauty Thief (Chronicles of the Twelve Realms) (Volume 1)

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Sword and Urn Out Now!

My fantasy adventure novella Sword and Urn is out! It is now published in paperback and eBook!

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Here's the description:

Drade is just a villager manning a merchant table with his father Aren until two mysterious swordsman come to town. They claim they are there to take Drade and every other young man with them in their caged wagon. After a brutal sword fight helped with a magic potion Drade journeys north to the farm of his grandparents to fulfill a promise. Along the way he meets some colorful characters. He helps some of them. Others help him on his quest to reach his grandparent's farm before the villains he fought get there first. There is no way he will be able to face them again without a lot of help.

It's a fun quick read and it could really use your reviews. Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Dan Dan The Art Man's Book Reviews | Episode 43
Destroyer by Chris Fox

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In this 43rd episode I review "Destroyer" by Chris Fox. I loved this book! Unlike some other Military Science Fiction novels I've read this one was never boring! Tons of awesome characters, alien races, and action scenes. Even some cool Indiana Jones style exploring and discovering scenes! Give this one a listen, you're not going to want to miss out on hearing why this book is so cool and you should go buy it now!

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Destroyer (The Void Wraith Trilogy) (Volume 1)

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5,000 Words Per Hour: Write Faster, Write Smarter (Volume 1)

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