Tag Archives: war

Leading from the Back

What is leading from the back?  It’s exactly what you think.  This would be a military leader who stays away from the frontline.  They give orders while analyzing information and listening to advisors.  They’re still in charge, but not in … Continue reading

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Stand Together- Poetry & Prose for Ukraine

An eclectic collection of poetry and short prose for Ukraine. Poetry about war, warriors, hope, and sunflowers; multi-genre stories, featuring work from: A. L. Butcher Roman Nyle Charles Yallowitz Vickie Johnstone Andrew P. Weston Rebecca Miller Michael H. Hanson Charles … Continue reading

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Using War as a Backdrop

There are times when it felt like the Vampire Civil War wasn’t going on, but War of Nytefall: Anarchy has it as the backdrop.  I needed to do this because there were only two books left, so I needed to remind the … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Using Historical Horrors in Fiction

I tried getting into ‘Man in the High Castle’, but it didn’t stick.  That’s not what this post is about, but the two episodes I watched had me thinking of something.  We have a lot of fiction that incorporates real … Continue reading

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Warring Immortals Still Have Eternity

Well, we’re coming up on the release of War of Nytefall: Lost.  It wasn’t too long ago that War of Nytefall: Loyalty came out, but about 17 years have passed for the Dawn Fangs and old-world vampires.  You would think such powerful beings … Continue reading

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Scars of War to Enhance a World

With the final battle of Legends of Windemere written and published, I’ve begun thinking about the stories that happen afterwards.  My next series takes place a few hundreds years before the champions, which gives me time to consider all of the changes … Continue reading

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‘Legends of Windemere: Ritual of the Lost Lamb’ LIVE on @Amazon! #fantasy #asmsg

Dark times are waiting for the champions in RITUAL OF THE LOST LAMB! Death is a blessing that the Baron is not ready to bestow upon his new toy. In the chaos surrounding the Spirit Well, Luke Callindor has disappeared … Continue reading

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Legends of Windemere: The Spirit Well LIVE on @Amazon! #fantasy #asmsg

Return to Windemere in THE SPIRIT WELL! Born from the light and darkness, Dariana can no longer avoid her fate. The final corrupted temple stands between the champions and Baron Kernaghan having their great battle. Only one problem: the Compass … Continue reading

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Legends of Windemere: Charms of the Feykin LIVE on @Amazon! #fantasy #asmsg

Return to Windemere in Charms of the Feykin! To make a champion fall, one must wound their very soul. Nyx is leading the charge to rescue Delvin and Sari, who have gone missing in the southern jungles of Windemere. Battling through … Continue reading

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Changing Worlds by Melissa Barker-Simpson

The Contract Prequel to the Fractured Series By Melissa Barker-Simpson Synopsis: After the Demonic War, a battle which devastated the mortal realm, humans now stick to the world’s major cities. To even the score, and to protect those cities, hunters … Continue reading

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