Fascinated Fridays: Brotherhood of the Wolf, or Look! Someone Put Mark’s Subconscious on Film!

Howdy everyone. Today, for Fascinated Friday, I wanted to talk a little bit about one of my favorite movies of all time: Christophe Gans’s Brotherhood of the Wolf   One of the very first items I moved into our new writing office was my framed mini poster of the movie.  But, it is a movie that never […]

Novellas, Self-Publishing, and Our Crazy Big Very Scary Bet (part 2)

Last week I got to talk about how Mark and I got started on our crazy new venture, switching up our childhood dream of writing fantasy novels for the great fantasy publishers of our youth, to deciding to self-publish fantasy novellas. I covered novellas and why they’re the great new sexy thing you just got to […]

Fascinated Friday: The Wonderful Wonderbook

Today, for Fascinated Friday, I wanted to talk about the amazing Wonderbook by Jeff VanderMeer Wonderbook is a unique approach to a writing guide, and has, in the time I have had with it, become my favorite book on writing.  So much so that I have given it as a gift to my brother to help with his […]

Novellas, Self-Publishing, and Our Crazy Big Very Scary Bet (part 1)

Mark and I cut our teeth on reading the great Fantasy writers of the eighties and nineties – Terry Brooks, Raymond Feist, Robert Jordan, David Eddings, Terry Goodkind, and of course the now-ubiquitous George RR Martin, to name a few. And it was our great dream to join that great pantheon of authors by writing […]

Our Favorite Thing We’ve Written, or In the Beginning

Joe and I have been friends for a long time.  We’ve been telling stories together, in one form or another, for most of the duration of that friendship.  We even wrote a novel together, years ago.  This is not the novel you hear us alluding to from time to time on this blog.  No, this […]