Derek Alan Siddoway is the author of the Teutevar Saga, a ‘medieval western’ series combing epic fantasy with the ideals and themes of the American West. His newest series, Gryphon Riders, is a fast-paced coming of age YA trilogy. He’s written novels and novellas, short stories and trilogies. Oh, and apparently he likes peach … More An Interview with Derek Alan Siddoway
Well, here it is, I’m pleased to announce that a short story of mine is in this new book. Lone Wolf is an anthology of 11 different short stories from 8 fantastic writers. Each story focuses on outsiders, the anti-social, or the misunderstood. Characters on the fringes, outside of the norm, and in most cases, … More the Lone Wolf Anthology
Here is something I’m thrilled to be a part of. Peter of Booknest.eu has put together a great raffle to raise money for Doctors Without Borders (aka Médecins Sans Frontières). Every £1 (GBP) you donate gets you 1 ‘ticket’ in the raffle. (Yes, that’s a £, but don’t worry the currency differences are handled through the site.) … More Booknest’s Fabulous Fantasy Fundraiser!
#amwriting James and I have been relatively quiet recently as we put the finishing touches on the very first Legacy of Ash anthology, featuring several exclusive tales by each of us. Each story will be set in and around Serpentine, City of Orphans, a sweltering port city struggling to outgrow its lawless reputation. You’ll encounter … More Serpentine, City of Orphans
Alright, so I’m pleased to say that I’ve recently finished another whole edit on a Legacy of Ash manuscript. It’s a full novel here, or at least that’s what I am working towards. This is also about the third or fourth solid, straight read-through edit I’ve done. It was, before this last edit, sitting around … More Editing Was Supposed to Make It Smaller
So, this is a quick post, just to let anyone paying attention know, that I’ve made my short story “Redfall” absolutely free for this weekend (Nov 14 -15). Why, you might ask? Well, because I’m celebrating the paperback release of my novella, of course! Check it out before it’s gone. Regular price is $.99. If … More This weekend only, Redfall is 100% FREE
Very pleased to announce that my novella “Grim Drifts of Sand & Fate” is now available in paperback! Regular price is $8.99 USD. You can get it at Amazon (.com, .uk, and .de) and through the Createspace store. (Yes, this little piece of awesome is self published!) Looks like us Canadians can order it through … More “Grim Drifts” Novella is Now Available in Paperback
An interview with James Downe Q – You have a finished novel that is currently in search of a publisher. Could you tell us a bit about it? James – Almost finished. ‘The Hounds of Tyrant’ is so close to being done, but as an artist it is hard for me to consider anything ever … More An Interview with James Downe, Legacy of Ash Co-creator