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Category: Books Khyven and the Colorado Book Awards

We are proud to announce that Khyven the Unkillable is a finalist for the Colorado Book Award! Well done Todd Fahnestock! We’d like to send a huge thank-you to the Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book as well as to all of the founders, cohort authors, and creatives involved with the Eldros Legacy. We all continue working our brains

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Category: Books Seeds of Dominion is Live

Seeds of Dominion, the first installment in my Legacy of Deceit series, is now live. You can get it in digital, trade paperback, or case bind editions. There will even be an audio edition made available this year. The Legacy of Deceit is only one of five separate Eldros Legacy series that will be exploding onto your devices and shelves

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Category: Books Get it January 4th: SEEDS OF DOMINION

Unholy evil lurks in the shadow of a magical kingdom. When a duke and his family are butchered in their sleep, a beleaguered king commands his brother Rellen to uncover not only who committed the heinous murders but why. Was it sedition? Political assassination? Or is it the gruesome machinations of a blood-hungry demon goddess and her cult? Like fighting

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Category: Books Coming December 7: KHYVEN THE UNKILLABLE, by Todd Fahnestock!

A rising champion. A secret rebellion. A deadly crossroads. After forty-nine victories in the bloody Night Ring, Khyven the Unkillable is a celebrity gladiator. If he can survive one more battle, King Vamreth will free him and declare him a knight. But the king doesn’t play fair. Instead, for Khyven’s fiftieth “battle,” the king orders him to travel through the

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Category: Books Of Cats in Peril and Sausage

This blog is about a cat… or maybe it’s cats. It’s also about how the sausage is made. Make of those two metaphors whatever you wish. I just turned in the manuscript for my first novel in the Eldros Legacy. It’s called Seeds of Dominion, which is the first installment of my series The Legacy of Deceit. I’m not going

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Category: Books Adding Definition to Characters and Plot Through Short Stories

I Just wrapped a short story that will be published by New Mythology Press this fall. The process for this particular story really stands out for me. Since creating the realms on Pyranon, my imagination skips from character to character and to their places with in the different stories taking place at the same time. I’m no George Martin, for

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Category: Books The Time Between Projects

I suppose I should clarify that headline. For, I suspect, most professional writers, the definition of projects has different meanings. For some, every writing deliverable is a project. For others, like myself, novels are pretty much all I consider to be my writing projects. Short stories and novelettes aren’t projects, they’re jobs. Right now, I find myself between the projects Paladin’s Light

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Category: Books Checking Boxes

I always feel better if I can check at least one box during the day. by checking a box, I mean, check off an item on a to-do list. I guess it’s just my personality type. I can’t not check off a box. I am productivity-driven. I love me a solid spreadsheet. And I love to check boxes. Today the

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Category: Books Working on a Thuroi

Part of working with a creative team is taking what others have come up with, interpreting it, and applying it to new creative endeavors. As an example (and without any context), the Delvers (dwarves), of which you will learn more later, were Mark Stalling’s brainchild. That idea was then expounded upon with Rob Howell, and from that vision, I came

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Category: Books Seeds of Dominion Cover Sketches

It’s hard to believe it’s July already. The team has been diligently working on every facet of building out a new fantasy IP, with everything from branding and the website to our legal stuff and even a good deal of artwork. We’re getting into the really fun parts, because, of late, we’ve been working with Melissa Gay on the covers

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