A Video Chat and Look Behind the Scenes with Skull & Friends
Mar02

A Video Chat and Look Behind the Scenes with Skull & Friends

A Video Chat and Look Behind the Scenes with Skull & Friends To you undeserving mortals I have granted a rare glimpse behind the veil of secrecy at my most peerless of publications, Tales From the Magician’s Skull. The lowliest of my minions, the larvae called ‘interns,’ were tasked with this honor, but recently each met their own destruction in most hideous and foolish a fashion. And so the task was entrusted to...

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Join the Skull’s Interns for an Informal Chat this Weekend
Feb24

Join the Skull’s Interns for an Informal Chat this Weekend

The exalted Skull, lord of all things sword & sorcery, has sent a selection of his minions and interns to satiate the mortal desire for sword & sorcery discussion while they breathlessly await issue #6 of his magazine of superlative greatness. Join Chief Editorial Minion and interns #12, 34, and 657 to learn more about the ongoing open call for sword & sorcery fiction, tips and tricks for writing great fiction, and just a...

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Sword and Planet as Blood and Thunder: Robert E. Howard’s Almuric
Feb19

Sword and Planet as Blood and Thunder: Robert E. Howard’s Almuric

Sword and Planet as Blood and Thunder: Robert E. Howard’s Almuric by Bill Ward “’Lead us to Yugga, Esau Ironhand!’ cried Than Swordswinger. ‘Lead us to Yagg, or lead us to Hell! We will stain the waters of Yogh with blood, and the Yagas will speak of us with shudders for ten thousand times a thousand years!’” —Almuric, Robert E. Howard Robert E. Howard is a member of that select group of authors...

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Sword-and-Planet Love-Letter: Gardner Fox’s Warrior of Llarn
Feb05

Sword-and-Planet Love-Letter: Gardner Fox’s Warrior of Llarn

Sword-and-Planet Love-Letter: Gardner Fox’s Warrior of Llarn by Brian Murphy Sword-and-planet (S&P) is an odd, anachronistic corner of speculative fiction, occupying a colorful and wild interstellar space somewhere between the charted lands of fantasy and science fiction. Fighting-men from earth travel via astral projection to planets where hovercraft soar, shining cities in oxygenated domes rise above dusty plains, and aliens...

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Two Months Remaining for The Skull’s Open Call!
Feb02

Two Months Remaining for The Skull’s Open Call!

Two Months Remaining for The Skull’s Open Call! Listen Well, Mortal Dogs! The greatest sword-and-sorcery magazine in the history of the world is Tales From The Magician’s Skull, and it is now accepting submissions! We’ve already received some fantastic submissions, but there is still time to get your story thrown into the arena. Only two months remain, however, so don’t think this is an eternal chance—the only thing that...

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