Category Archives: fantasy

The Giant’s Song

“…Will you forge the straight track for us, old friend?” Merlin asked the giant. Ogmios’ eyes gleamed in the starlight. “Come, it is long since we walked such a path together. Stay close and have your children gather their courage.” … Continue reading

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An invitation to #writephoto regulars… Introduce yourselves!

There are a good many writers who participate regularly in the weekly writephoto writing challenge here on the Daily Echo. We read your work… poetry, fiction, memoirs… but often know very little else about you unless we can find out … Continue reading

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War of Nytefall: Lost is Now Live! ~ Charles E. Yallowitz

Glory to the Princess General! As the Vampire Civil War of Windemere rages on in the shadows, a mysterious girl appears to deliver mayhem to both sides. Rumors of old-world vampires disappearing and mortals being attacked by an army of … Continue reading

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99c throughout July! – A new book in the Legends of Windemere series by Charles E. Yallowitz!

A battered soul faces a city of monsters in Quest of the Brokenhearted! As Windemere moves forward, a broken spirit falls into the shadows. Two years have passed since Luke Callindor was lost during the champions’ battle against Baron Kernaghan. … Continue reading

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Charles Yallowitz is Lucinda E. Clarke’s guest… with an excerpt of his new book!

Reblogged from Lucinda E. Clarke: My guest this week is a name that often pops up on my social media as he’s very ‘into’ marketing and very successful at it too.  Charles has a new book out and we have … Continue reading

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More than survival

  One of my all-time favourite fantasy cycles is the Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever by Stephen Donaldson. They were the first fantasy books I ever read other than the classics such as Tolkien, Lewis and Carroll. My grandfather … Continue reading

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The right way to write?

There was a bit of a conversation going on yesterday over at Serendipity about finding your voice as a writer. It is something with which many writers are preoccupied and with reason. Your voice is your signature. The tone, the … Continue reading

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Shades of the Golden Age…

As a child, I loved the old movies of the swashbuckling variety. Even then, I knew the stories were not real and the history likely to be wildly innaccurate. Romance and adventure did not wait behind every tree. Magic, though, … Continue reading

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‘Pictures from and Exhibition’ from Tallis Steelyard… now available on Kindle

Now available on Amazon UK and Amazon.com

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Pictures from an Exhibition blog tour with Tallis Steelyard – Partannese Promenade

I suspect that future amateur cultural historians (I cannot conceive of a society so wastrel that it would pay historians whilst honest poets go hungry) will ponder long over the various influences on Port Naain. Now ask anybody in Port … Continue reading

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