Book Review of Darren Joy’s upcoming novel “A Malignant Fetch”, book two of the Plagueborn novels

Joy’s second book in the Plagueborn series: A Malignant Fetch, is just as exciting and engrossing as his first novel: A Viral Imperium.

A Meditation on Place

Originally posted on The Wild Heart of Life:
StopTake a breathWhat do you see?A teardrop stain, like dripping condensation on a windowIt smears against the pad of my right thumb.Green fingers of an aloe reaching out and to the lightRotting soilA black gnat sitting on a spore.My hair is everywhereComing out in clumps it hangs…

A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates!  (Part Seven: Blog Forty-Four)

The dixopus rears its head back and its red and orange flesh turns darker, almost black like oil.

A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates!  (Part Seven: Blog Forty-Three)

She realizes the screams are not coming from her dream, but are real, and happening.

Book Review of Nandita Khandelwal’s “Climate Change – Health Connection”

The best description of climate change, how it affects the Earth, and what we can do about it, that I’ve read so far.

A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates!  (Part Seven: Blog Forty-Two)

“Don’t worry about flicking your hair,” Amelie tells Althea as she attempts again to demonstrate the proper combination of footwork and arm movement when using a sword. 

A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates!  (Part Seven: Blog Forty-One)

Amelie groans and nods her head.  Taking in a deep breath she says in Arsema’s direction, “Oh to be a mermaid at this moment.”

A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates!  (Part Six: Blog Forty)

She and the Captain stop talking for a moment.  Baffled at the sight of the Cannibal woman Melinda sauntering up to Captain Peg leg. 

Interview with Darren Joy, author of the epic, dark fantasy book A Viral Imperium

Interview with Darren Joy, the author of the epic, dark fantasy book A Viral Imperium, and the upcoming second book in the The Plagueborn series, A Malignant Fetch.

A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates!  (Part Six: Blog Thirty-Nine)

Master Jo Anne watches in utter surprise as Melinda’s expression blossoms into hate and rage as she replies, “To feast on Barthadrow and his crew.”