Nicholas McIntire has been writing fantasy his entire life. His debut novel, The Hunter's Gambit (Book 1 of the Archanium Codex) was released in 2019 to critical acclaim, and Book 2, A Wicked Wind, is coming September 20, 2021!
Mema's Special Apple-Picking Trick
My grandmother was something else. Margaret was a well-bred, highly intelligent, independent woman. She was the matriarch over several sections of my family, spanning multiple states.
Angels and Irises
A Poet Imprisoned In the 1934, my great-grandmother Colice was placed in a mental hospital in Ogdensburg, New York against her will. She wasn’t mentally ill, only in the way, and today we’d just call her pre-menopausal.
One Last Scar
“Are you absolutely sure you’re up to this?” Richter sat in a tight crouch, staring blankly ahead, his golden eyes focusing on nothing and everything at once.
The Importance of the Self-Insert
I’ve seen a lot of conversations recently regarding self-inserts in fiction, and many of them have been negative and dismissive. Some are downright hateful. So let’s accomplish a few things here from the get-go.
Be a Tiger, not a Sheep
Anyone who’s spent much time within the writing community on social media or on AuthorTube, (which for those of you unaware, as I was 2 years ago, is the term for the section of YouTube where authors discuss their opinions on writing, review books by other authors, etc.) has likely encountered a slew of writing advice from all manner of authors.