I’m not going to go in-depth as to why these guys have influenced me since in many ways, it would be hard to nail it down. These are authors that have been favorites of mine and are ones that when I read them, I consciously go “Wow, look how they did that! I want to be able to do that!”
I certainly read and enjoy other authors besides just these guys but these are the ones that I’d list as inspirations (in no order other than what popped in my head). Some of them have styles that are very different from my own but I still feel like I’ve taken something from them along the way.
The tenth Annual Pulp Factory Awards has unveiled its list of finalists and I’m pleased to announce that […]
When I was a kid, Chariots of the Gods by Erich von Daniken was everywhere. Not only were […]
As most of you know, I’m a big fan of The Shadow – in fact, I used to host a podcast entitled The Shadow Fan. Today I thought I’d share with you a few of my favorite Shadow novels, so that if you’re looking to jump into the series, you’ll have some recommendations about where to start. These are by no means all the great Shadow stories — it’s just a handful that I really love. In addition, there are still Shadow novels that I haven’t read yet — so I might go back and add to this list as time passes.
To be honest, I think it’s a great idea to simply start with the first story and go forward — but that’s not always possible, I know. So here are my favorites, in order of publication:
Marvel does it again! And perhaps better than ever! I loved Black Panther, unconditionally. I’ve been super excited […]
Two new reviews have gone up on Amazon. Let’s see what they had to say.
First up is Raven, with a review of Nightveil: The Quiet Girls. He gave the book 3 stars out of 5:
This is a great video that I shared with students in my World Literature class and I think […]