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July 2020

Modern Mythology: Amarok

2020-07-06T12:27:50-06:00July 6th, 2020|Modern Mythology|

Mythology Amaroks are giant wolf-like creatures from Inuit mythology. They are said to hunt human hunters who perform their tasks alone at night. While wolves hunt in packs, an Amarok is truly a "lone wolf" and always hunts alone. There are other, specific tales of Amarok taking care of their [...]

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June 2020

Modern Mythology: Undine

2020-06-29T20:45:36-06:00June 29th, 2020|Modern Mythology|

Mythology Undines are a group of water elementals that are almost universally depicted as having a female form. Mermaids, naiades, nereides, nymphs, and limnads fall within this grouping. It is said they lack a human soul until marry a human and bear him a child. Any man who is unfaithful [...]

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Modern Mythology: Humbaba

2020-06-07T17:23:48-06:00June 8th, 2020|Modern Mythology|

Mythology Humbaba the Terrible was a giant with the face of a lion who guarded the Cedar Forest of ancient Mesopotamian legends. The Cedar Forest was where the gods lived, and by the will (or order) of Enlil, Humbaba also terrorized humans. The Epic of Gilgamesh describes Humbaba's roar as [...]

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Modern Mythology: Skrzak

2020-05-31T13:08:02-06:00June 1st, 2020|Modern Mythology|

Mythology In Polish and Wendish folklore, earthquakes released the gods from the Void and left behind hollows in the ground. There are many creatures living in this hollows, and one of them is the impish Skrzak. They live in highly-vaulted chambers underground and attack anyone nearby without warning or mercy. [...]

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July 2019

Viper’s Bane Audiobook

2019-07-25T10:18:55-06:00July 8th, 2019|Audiobooks, Modern Mythology, WordFire Press|

The audiobook for Viper's Bane went live on Friday! Today is the first time I've had a chance to sit down at my computer and plink away at the keyboard, so here's my official announcement of the audiobook release. The same narrator, Charles Kehlenberg, did this book as well as [...]

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March 2019

Viper’s Bane

2019-03-14T21:20:34-06:00March 14th, 2019|Modern Mythology, Novels, WordFire Press|

This is a day late because a power outage that started yesterday about noon and continued for another 22 hours. I blame Mother Nature because, well, it was her fault after all. Colorado (and other places) were hit with a "Bomb Cyclone" that brought hurricane-force winds, loads of snow, and [...]

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February 2019

Griffin’s Feather Audiobook

2019-02-11T22:31:29-07:00February 11th, 2019|Audiobooks, Modern Mythology, Novels, WordFire Press|

The audiobook for Griffin's Feather is finally live! If you want to hear the wonderful Charles Kahlenberg narrate his way through my words and push his fantastic voice into your ear space, head on over to Audible as fast as you can to get your copy. This is a limited [...]

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January 2019

Viper’s Bane Coming Soon!

2019-01-28T12:58:11-07:00January 28th, 2019|Modern Mythology|

The second novel in the Modern Mythology series is coming soon from WordFire Press. The edits are done. The cover art is done. As far as I know, the remaining steps are: Cover layoutInterior layout for printEbook layoutFinal readersMe making any adjustments based on final reader feedback This makes me [...]

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