Adventures in Fiction: L. Sprague DeCamp
Nov27

Adventures in Fiction: L. Sprague DeCamp

Our Appendix N Archeology and Adventures in Fiction series are meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. Adventures in Fiction: L. Sprague de Camp by Jeff Goad Did you know that L. Sprague de Camp coined the terms...

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Adventures in Fiction: Poul Anderson
Nov26

Adventures in Fiction: Poul Anderson

Our Appendix N Archeology and Adventures in Fiction series are meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. In celebration of the birth of Poul Anderson, we re-present this article. Enjoy! Adventures in Fiction: Poul Anderson by...

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Classic Covers: Poul Anderson
Nov25

Classic Covers: Poul Anderson

With scores of novels spanning the popular genres of science fiction and fantasy, with hundreds of magazine and anthology appearances, and with a career spanning the most creative era of visual marketing in publishing of the 20th century, Poul Anderson’s bibliography has the quintessential ‘Classic Covers’ ingredients. Here is but a small sample of the art that brought Anderson’s stories to...

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Short Sorcery: Poul Anderson’s “The Tale of Hauk”
Nov24

Short Sorcery: Poul Anderson’s “The Tale of Hauk”

Short Sorcery: Poul Anderson’s “The Tale of Hauk” by Bill Ward Poul Anderson, Grand Master of Science Fiction and author of over 100 books, always seems to bring a little something extra to the table when writing a tale invoking Norse mythology. Whether it be in the myth-inspired sword-and-sorcery classic The Broken Sword, or his novelized retellings of the sagas of figures like Hrolf-Kraki and Harald Hardrada, Anderson’s love for the...

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A Preview of Chris Willrich’s “To the Darkhouse”
Nov13

A Preview of Chris Willrich’s “To the Darkhouse”

A preview of Chris Willrich’s “To the Darkhouse” Tales From the Magician’s Skull Issue 8 is now available for purchase in stores and online, and we are continuing our story previews for this absolutely packed issue with Chris Willrich’s “To the Darkhouse.” Gaunt and Bone, poet and thief, return to the pages of Tales From the Magician’s Skull with a quest for loot and lore in the emerald glare of a...

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