Official release day!

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

The Doom of Kings is officially released today. Go buy it! If you need more persuasion, remember all the fun stuff to check out on the web: Review from McNally Robinson Booksellers Interview with McNally Robinson Bookseller Sample chapter from Wizards of the Coast Goblin vocabulary lesson from Wizards of the Coast Raat shi anaa! (“The […]

Hello and book club

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Hey – I just want offer a big hello to anyone who might be visiting the site via the link from the McNally Robinson interview/review of The Doom of Kings. If the book caught your eye, you’re thinking of buying it, and would like someone to discuss it with, you’ll want to head over to […]

Reviewed and Interviewed!

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

“Bassingthwaite skillfully balances the high adventure common to the Dungeons and Dragons novels with some tender and believable character moments.” The first review is in for The Doom of Kings — a little in advance of the August 5 pub date, but that’s okay! McNally Robinson Booksellers, a fine Canadian chain, has posted the review plus an interview […]

The Doom of Kings jacket copy

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

For your browsing pleasure: the back jacket copy for The Doom of Kings, now finalized! EVEN MIGHTY EMPIRES FALL Darguun. Nation of goblins. Built on the vision of a single warlord, Lhesh Haruuc. But Lhesh Haruuc grows old, and Darguun threatens to tear itself apart. With the help of Geth, a lordless shifter, he’ll seek […]

Hollandaise hypotaxis

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Why? Because they leaped out at me from a spam comment I just trashed. They roll off the tongue nicely, don’t you think? Hollandaise Hypotaxis sounds like he could be a character — slightly unsavory, a little on the chunky side. What news? Well, we’re planning a wee vacation in a month and a bit […]

Revisions finished

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

Hurray! The revisions are done, the red ink and tears have been wiped up, and the final files for The Doom of Kings have been sent off into the ether. It’s done! Ack! But I see that there is now copy on the Amazon.com site for the book. Where did that come from? I wrote […]

This and that

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Hey-howdy! So just a few thoughts and musings today, a bit of news, and a couple of new links. Caffeine and a new appreciation thereof – so you may remember that way back last June, I was really sick for a while. One of the side effects of that was that I pretty much completely […]