Histories and Worldbuilding in The Black Gods Drums

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In which we peek behind the curtain to dive into some of the historical and cultural influences in my novella The Black God’s Drums. I’ll try to make it brief.

Also, it’s not at all brief.

Hey, I said I tried.

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The Paladin of Golota

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My latest published story The Paladin of Golota is out this month in Issue 37 of Heroic Fantasy Quarterly. It’s about a young boy who must decide whether to help a warrior fulfill her dying wish. Also, worms. Giant, man-eating, monstrous, demonic worms!

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On Slavery, Magic, and the Negro Teeth of George Washington

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My short fantasy story “The Secret Lives of the Nine Negro Teeth of George Washington” appeared this month in Fireside Fiction magazine. A bit below on the history, and speculation, that inspired it.

The illustration for the story (above) is by the artist Odera Igbokwe

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Wheel of Time on TV and a Chance at Diversity

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With the buzz last month that the late Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time is moving forward at Sony Pictures, could we be looking at the most diverse fantasy story (so far) to make its way into popular media?

Maybe. Or maybe not.

As the dice tumble and wheel turns, let’s discuss right quick.

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