I was Darkly Dreaming

An Ode to H. P. Lovecraft

All fantasy authors owe a piece of their soul to H. P. Lovecraft. Like Stephen King and so many other writers, I have always loved H.P. Lovecraft. I remember in college in the 1980’s stumbling on this books at an old used book store near campus. The Doom that Came to Sarnath was my first […]

The Hidden Voices of Our Ancestors

“On the bank of the river he saw a tall tree: from roots to crown one half was aflame and the other green with leaves.” – Peredur, from the Welsh Celtic Mabinogion (12th century) I love Celtic literature and how my ancestors portrayed everything with a stark ambiguity. This idea of a greening tree cast […]

The Three Fates

The concept of the Three Fates comes from a very old Indo-European mythological cycle. The original myth of the Three Fates comes from Greek Myth and the concept of three women who decided the fates of men and women in this world. Their names were Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos, and later tied to the Gods […]