A Nerd Not into Anime

Do you consider yourself a part of nerd culture, but don’t have an avid interest in Anime or Manga?  I’m talking to those who by all accounts are nerds.  You enjoy D&D, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Star Trek, Doctor Who, etc. but you cannot get swept up in the Anime craze that has... Continue Reading →

Goandria: The Schism

Goandria lies under the cruel rule of worlox demons. Emerging from an unknown realm, they claim large swaths of the northern territories for their own.  The wizards, blessed with power from Voshnore, continue their fight against them with little success. Pushed back to the south,  generation to generation, year by year, they labor in vain.... Continue Reading →

Book Review: ‘salem’s Lot

Enjoying werewolf and vampire lore can be hard when most books and movies that center around these creatures aren’t very good.  If you enjoy sappy love-triangles or gratuitous sex and violence this may not be the case for you.  However, if you want substance and plot instead of just shock then your pickings can be... Continue Reading →

That’s Just a Myth!

We are all familiar with myths of old.  There is the rich Greek, Roman, and Norse mythologies that still inspire stories today.  There are lesser-known myths from Babylon, Assyria.  Then there are the tales and legends from Japan which influence video games.  There is folklore of werewolves, vampires, and zombies, monsters that have become especially... Continue Reading →

Meet the People of Goandria: Ferrorians

Periodically I will give brief and basic descriptions of the races that populate the fantasy world of Goandria, the novel series I wrote. Ferrorians- A diminutive people that were enslaved to the worlox during the demons' reign.  They now reside in an underground city called Untervel.  These creatures average about one to three feet tall... Continue Reading →

The Story Behind “The Cursed Forest”

I am interested in the mysterious, strange, and unexplained.  As I have explained before, discussing the paranormal is important.  I don’t think everyone has to become a believer but listening to those who believe they experienced something otherworldly is important, belief then becomes irrelevant. The Cursed Forest takes place in Freetown State Forest in Massachusetts.... Continue Reading →

The Purpose of Writing

As I have mentioned in other blog posts, I wanted to become a writer since I was twelve years old.  The journey to becoming one, like any area in life, had its twists and turns, and for a while I even deviated from the course. Throughout my life I was told things like, “You cannot... Continue Reading →

Meet The People of Goandria: Osodars

Periodically I will give brief and basic descriptions of the races that populate the fantasy world of Goandria, the novel series I wrote. Osodars- Ghastly servants of Zontose (the antagonist).  They typically are draped in red or black cloaks over gray tunics that conceal their true forms.  They are all that remain of former wizards... Continue Reading →

The Story Behind “Goandria”

The magical, mystical, and strange has fascinated me as long as I can remember.  When I was a kid I became swept up into two stories, Star Wars and The Lord of the Rings.  Admittedly, I spent an embarrassing amount of time watching the SyFy channel (then spelled Sci-Fi).  It comes easy for me to... Continue Reading →

Meet the People of Goandria: Archris Knights

Periodically I will give brief and basic descriptions of the races that populate the fantasy world of Goandria, the novel series I wrote. Archris Knights- Elite knights sworn to serve the Three Republics.  They operate outside of the Republic’s military and have their own structure and training academies.  Each knight is armed with the finest... Continue Reading →

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