I had the distinct pleasure of participating in TBR Con , put together by the David Walters and the fantastic team at FanFi Addict. I was invited to be a part of two panels, both dealing with the impact of history in science fiction and fantasy, Experiential Inspirations and History in SFF. Both had an […]
The Western Martial Arts Workshop (WMAW) is a North American event for hands-on study of Historical European and American Martial Arts. I’ve been going for a few years now and it’s a fantastic event.
This year I was an instructor for a few classes, including “Spear, Sword, and Rotella: Homeric Combat Through Renaissance Eyes”, “Fiore’s Armored Spear: Technique, Execution, and Application!” and “Italian Sword and Rotella.” I also had a very rare privilege of conducting two mass combat actions, the “Hoplite Experiment” and the “Italian Experiment”.
I recently had the pleasure of playing out the conclusion of the Rangers of Shadowdeep gaming series behind my Shadow War novel with Chase Peterson and Ash Barker of Guerilla Minature Games.
We captured the whole thing on video, so click through and take a look.
Today I went live to talk about my new book New Achilles and also the re-enactment of Plataea in 2021.
We talk a lot about reenactment, the challenges of writing The New Achilles, and I even drop some news on the next two William Gold books.
I answer reader questions about reenacting, writing fantasy, the Traitor Son Cycle, and what I’m looking at next.