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"I was born in a house that no longer exists, in a part of London called World's End. Is it any wonder that I write speculative fiction?"

  • "It is a truth universally acknowledged that a witch in possession of magical powers is not in want of a husband."
    The Witches of Nether Wallop
  • "Betrayal is an intimate art, most easily performed by one's nearest and dearest."
    A Warning to the Curious
  • "Here she comes now, our thoroughly modern Eve, striding across the Lawn armed with a fistful of flyers and a do-gooder’s itch to make a difference in the world."
    The Devil's Bible
  • "In my cell, I harken to the music of silence, to the divine life breath of the universe, and I am free."
    The Devil's Bible

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Freytag’s Pyramid

Posted in - Critical Analysis
on January 25th, 2017 0 Comments

German playwright, novelist, and patriot Gustav Freytag’s (1816–1895) study of 5-act dramatic structure, Die Technik des Dramas, represented dramatic theory in the form of an equilateral triangle, which came to be known as Freytag’s Pyramid …

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  • "It is a truth universally acknowledged that a witch in possession of magical powers is not in want of a husband."
    The Witches of Nether Wallop
  • "Betrayal is an intimate art, most easily performed by one's nearest and dearest."
    A Warning to the Curious
  • "Here she comes now, our thoroughly modern Eve, striding across the Lawn armed with a fistful of flyers and a do-gooder’s itch to make a difference in the world."
    The Devil's Bible
  • "In my cell, I harken to the music of silence, to the divine life breath of the universe, and I am free."
    The Devil's Bible

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manuscripts in varying stages of completion

Quest Fantasy

In Oxford, 1939, Tempus Penhallow finds a secret door to a maze of codes and symbols hidden in the sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, and magical libraries of an alternative Elizabethan London to discover the truth …

Bibliomystery

An 800-year old religious codex with a dark past casts a spell over a University of Virginia graduate student with consequences for his conservative family’s political aspirations.

Welsh Water Myth

Can we write our own destinies, or are we forever doomed to repeat mythical archetypes?

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