by Mike A. Wants

The art of taking small steps

I’ve been reading fantasy for many years now and there came a time when I wanted to write it too. I think everyone gets to this point sometimes in his/her reading career. You have read so many amazing stories and you want to contribute. You have this incredible idea for a story, a world, a…
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July 3, 2013 0

Why I love self-publishing – A reader’s perspective

I am and have ever been a reader. I love stories and I try to read as much as possible. But buying books at 10-20€ or more can hurt your wallet quite a bit. And frankly, most authors can’t write their books as fast as I get through them, so more often than not, I…
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June 21, 2013 0

Why you should read Mark Lawrence’s books

Prince of Thorns is a book that splits its readership in two very distinct groups. One like it, because it is a great book, the others read a couple pages and give it 1 star. For me, there was a moment when I nearly decided to stop reading and throw it out of the window.…
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June 18, 2013 0

Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan

Brian McClellan’s book is much more than you might expect from a debut novel. It has great characters, a very good setting, suspense, action and is engaging. I am more a fan of swords and similar within a medieval setting in my fantasy, than guns in an industrial/black powder-setting. I bought the book mainly because…
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June 12, 2013 0

At a campfire

A story about two travelling companions What happens when you travel with a psychopathic killer, that likes to carve people up and you are the only one around? And why isn´t his companion scared? Find out below, in a 800+ short story in a medieval setting. I hope you enjoy it. Every comment is welcome…
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May 31, 2013 0

The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson

The Rithmatist Who doesn´t know Brandon Sanderson yet? He is one of the most prominent fantasy writer of our time. Not only does he create interesting worlds, deep storylines and characters you feel for, his imagination brought forth some of the most interesting magic-systems I have ever read. In his new book, such a system…
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May 27, 2013 0

Under construction

This Blog is under construction. I am working hard on figuring out WordPress and when I am a bit more comfortable with how everything looks, I will start posting about fantasy, books, e-books, writing in general and self-publishing.

May 12, 2013 0