Monthly Archives: December 2012

Fated in Sweden, and Happy New Year!

So, I probably should have put this on the website earlier, but Fated has been published in Sweden by Fenix.  Just got my author copies of the Swedish edition – here’s what they look like! There’s going to be a … Continue reading

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Encyclopaedia Arcana #42: Master and Apprentice (Part One)

The master-apprentice relationship has been at the core of mage society for a long time.  It’s the way in which new mages are trained, and the way in which the culture and knowledge of magical society is passed down to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Hope you’re having a happy 25th, wherever you are! I’m going to be out of the country from the 26th of December to the 17th of January, so replies to emails and so on are going to be spotty.  There’s … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #6

From: Alex Walker Dear Luna, There are, or were, many types of magical creatures. Can you name all the ones you know and what you know of them? (Including the extinct ones) Also is there the possibility that creatures like … Continue reading

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Taken on Locus bestseller list

The December edition of Locus magazine’s sci-fi and fantasy bestseller list just came out, and the US edition of Taken is on there under the ‘Paperbacks’ category! First time I’ve ever been on a bestseller list.  It’s a good feeling!

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Encyclopaedia Arcana #41: Earth Magic

The last of the four basic elemental types, earth is the element of strength and stability.  Earth magic revolves around manipulation of matter (especially stone and earth) and reinforcement. Forgotten Earth Earth magic tends to be one of the less … Continue reading

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Questions for Luna

For those who’ve sent questions to the Ask Luna column lately, don’t worry, I’ve received them!  Just haven’t had enough to make a full article yet (I save them up until I have enough to make it worthwhile to do … Continue reading

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Encyclopaedia Arcana #40: Death Magic

Death mages are the most combat-focused mages of the living family, and among the most combat-focused of all magic types of all families put together.  They’re sometimes referred to as negative energy mages or necromancers (though strictly speaking necromancy is … Continue reading

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2013 Conventions – US

Currently making tentative plans for a trip to New York next year.  I’d like to schedule it to match up with some conventions, but haven’t yet decided which ones – I’ll post on here when I know more! In the … Continue reading

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