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Announcement: VIKINGVERSE COVER ILLUSTRATION RELEASED!

ANNOUNCEMENT Official summary of ALL FATHER PARADOX along with color cover illustration! What if an ancient god escaped his fate…and history was thrown to the wolves? Churchwarden Michaels thought it was just a run-of-the-mill crazy old man who stood in the graveyard,...

Announcement: New Comic Coming from Outland Entertainment!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Announcing Riddle of the Loremaster, an all new original comic series written by Melanie R. Meadors, with art by Nicolás Giacondino! Here is a sneak peek at some of the promo art: Riddle of the Loremaster is a comic for mature readers set in a fantasy...

Women in Dark Fantasy Have Changed by Linda Robertson

In doing a bit of research looking for a dark-fantasy-related topic for this article, I sought something that I knew at least a bit about, something I felt strongly about, and something where I could add meaningfully to the conversation. Many things were considered,...

Alethea Kontis on Imposter Syndrome

Earlier this year, I met the only student Katy Kellgren ever had. He told me he just about had to bully her into being his teacher. This amazing, multiple award-winning voice actress with hundreds of audiobooks under her belt truly didn’t believe she knew anything...

Announcements: HATH NO FURY Has Arrived in the US!

Backers of the paperback and hardcover editions of Hath No Fury will be happy to learn that the books have arrived at the printer's headquarters in Chicago! Now, they just need to be sent to our head honcho Jeremy Mohler, and then they will be sent out to backers...

Fairies with Dark Faces by I.L. Cruz

I like fairies—not a difficult admission for a fantasy writer—and I don’t mean the safe Victorian ones with gossamer wings that spread sparkles when they walk. I mean the ones that steal little children and make Faustian bargains. They were ancient and magnificent and...

Announcement: Launching New Transmedia World, VIKINGVERSE

Announcements Introducing the beginning of a new transmedia project with fiction, comics, and games in development! VIKINGVERSE From a concept created by Ian Sharpe, Vikingverse is going to launch this fall with a novel called All Father Paradox. Here is the line art...

The Secret Origin of “Daughter of Sorrow” by Maurice Broaddus

“Mr. Broaddus, you need to start a Creative Writing Club.” Thus began a four week campaign in which different members of my eighth grade class wore me down and I agreed to run an after school program. We ended up with nearly a dozen intrepid souls in our merry band,...

Knaves Has Funded, and Then Some!

Thanks to our awesome backers and readers, the Kickstarter for our anthology, Knaves, has been a success! Four hundred eighty-nine backers came together and invested $15,342 to make Knaves happen. Not only will this anthology be produced, but the authors will all get...

You Like Me Because I’m a Scoundrel

I remember watching Phantom Menace in the movie theater wondering what the movie was missing. There was awesome Jedi action (and way better choreography than the original trilogy). The music was fantastic. Tatooine looked pretty much the same, and pod racing was...

DRAGONRING VOLUME 2

SUMMARY:
Kohl Drake is a demon hunter who possesses the powerful Dragonring which grants him passage to other dimensions, yet he must subdue the beastly dragon entity that lives in the ring. At the Stevlar Monastery in the Neutral Zone, the Grand Ones tell Drake that the mortal world is in danger. Wicked demi-gods scheme to obtain all 12 power rings and the Uni-Stone which will open the gate to a dark dimension. Drake and his companions Holly and android servant Erid teleport to the mortal world and travel to Monkey Island in the South China Sea. There they team up with a tribe of abandoned children, a reporter, an occultist, and a clone to enter a demon pit deep into the earth to confront the evil CUDA organization bent on obtaining the Uni-Stone.

CHARACTERS:
Kohl Drake is a warrior, demon hunter, and dimension traveler who possesses the Dragonring. He fights for the innocent and to save all the dimensional worlds.

Holly Sental, who works for the Stevlar Monastery, protects Drake and the Dragonring and controls a battlesuit and warp gun.

Erid Phly is an android servant assigned to Drake.

CUDA is an evil organization plotting to acquire the Dragonring and the Uni-Stone.

Carol Fielding is a reporter in the mortal world who chases the story of the Uni-Stone to Monkey Island. She is captured and drawn into the demon’s pit.

Tigerring, a muscle-bound brute, chases Drake to the mortal world to steal his Dragonring.

Maire is an goth chick occultist who can tap into mystical powers and auras.

Hotachi, from Hong Kong, is a clone of Toshiro Kimura who reluctantly joins Drake on his mission