A Look at Savage Scrolls
Jul12

A Look at Savage Scrolls

A Look at Savage Scrolls (Volume One) by Bill Ward New from Pulp Hero Press is Jason Ray Carney’s Savage Scrolls (2020), an anthology of contemporary sword-and-sorcery fiction. And make no mistake, this is actual sword-and-sorcery, not sword-and-sorcery used as a vague descriptor, a marketing buzz word, or a broad umbrella term for dark fantasy or fantastic darkness or pseudo-fabulist progwave interstitial slip-hop...

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Voidal
Jun04

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Voidal

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Voidal by Fletcher Vredenburgh Ten years ago, I had largely given up on fantasy, swords-and-sorcery in particular. Fortunately, I discovered a few writers that pulled me back in, among them several veterans of Tales from the Magician’s Skull: Milton Davis, Howard Andrew Jones, and Adrian Cole. Kicking me right between the eyes with his stories of accursed interplanar wanderer, the Voidal,...

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