Interview: Nicholas Eames, author of ‘Kings of the Wyld’

Originally posted on Michael Everest:
First things first, let’s get something out of the way: the saying ‘don’t judge a book by its cover,’ well, sometimes you can’t help it. I’m sure there are readers out there who will argue that the saying is sound advice, but in the case of Kings of the Wyld by upcoming author Nicholas…

F101: Intro to Fantasy

Good morning, class.  My name’s Nicholas Eames, but don’t call me Mr. Eames–that’s my father’s name! *Crickets chirping* Okay.  Moving on.  We’re all here for one reason: we love fantasy books, and it is absolutely imperative to us that others like them too.  You might liken us to a horde of theocratic zombies who won’t … More F101: Intro to Fantasy

Review: The Vagrant

Stranger: What’s that you’re reading? Me: The Vagrant, by Peter Newman. Stranger: Cool cover. Me: Right? Stranger: So what’s it about. Me: (Standing, shouting as the lights in the coffee shop flicker, and smoke roils from the back room to curl ominously around my ankles) IN A WORLD TORN ASUNDER AND RESHAPED BY DEMONIC FORCES, … More Review: The Vagrant

Review: Beyond Redemption

So I’ve just finished reading Beyond Redemption, by fellow Canadian Michael R. Fletcher, and let me tell you: it’s fantastic. It is also, in all probability, unlike any book you’ve ever read.  In the acknowledgements Fletcher quotes his agent as calling the novel viscerally disgusting and its characters repulsive. True and true. I described it … More Review: Beyond Redemption