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[BOOK REVIEW] A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

Genre: Epic Fantasy Hardcover: 912 pages Publisher: Tor Books Publication Date: January 8, 2013 ISBN-10: 0765325950 ISBN-13: 978-0765325952 Author Websites: Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson It’s over. The last book, the absolute, actual last book of The Wheel of Time will be officially available today. A Memory of Light co-written by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson, appears more than five years …

SFFWRTCHT: A Chat With Author Tim Akers

Tim Akers grew up in deeply rural North Carolina, the only son of a theologian and could probably talk us blue in the face on religion and philosophy. A Chicagoan, who once attended Wheaton College, his Burn Cyle books on Veridon, from Solaris, mix urban fantasy, steampunk and crime noir. His latest novel, The Horns Of Ruin, …

Made of Myth

In an interview with Nick Mamatas which Howard Andrew Jones posted on the Black Gate blog, regarding the recent release of Noriko Ogiwara’s Mirror Sword and Shadow Prince (Book two in the Tales of the Magatama series), Mr. Mamatas mentioned an interesting point. According to him, the author was inspired by reading …

COLUMN: Mythologically Speaking

Who am I, anyway? John has kindly agreed to let me hang around here on the 28th of each month and talk your ears off – mostly about mythology and its connections to science fiction and fantasy. As you will have seen in my bio, I teach English. I can’t remember when I first started to …