The Lonely Battlefield

Only history will note the lonely battleground. The once bloody field where hero's faced demons, and death loomed impossible and always for someone else, where rotting corpse and rusting weapon sink into the bog forgotten forever, where courage is fleeting and cowardice dies a long lonely death. No pen can do justice to the sacrifices …

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Crowded

The kender looks like an elf mated with a squirrel. This result is a constantly fidgeting concoction with red-tinged fur covered pudgy cheeks and a tendency to steal- everything. The one thankful absence is a tail. Even without Arnold wishes, again, he could just kill the manic creature and be done with it. The reason …

Pieces of a Dragon

Leon falls through the flame weakened floor. It's completely his fault. He wasn't paying attention, which, unfortunately, as an investigator for the FDNY, is his job. Paying attention and seeing minute details mitigates danger. It's why he makes big-boy money and gets to think maybe this is his last year in New Suck City. There …

#116 A.F. Stewart

Origin: Stories on Creativity #116 Horror Author A.F. Stewart. On episode 116 of Origin, Horror Author A.F. Stewart Visit www.bryanaiello.com for links to subscribe. On episode 116 of Origin, A.F. Stewart talks with me about being a steadfast and proud sci-fi and fantasy geek. She was born and raised in Nova Scotia, Canada and still …

#107 Dana Fraedrich

  Origin: Stories on Creativity On episode 107 of Origin, YA steampunk author Dana Fraedrich joins me to talk. Dana is a dog lover, self-professed geek, and author of the steampunk fantasy series Broken Gears, which includes the Amazon bestseller, Out of the Shadows. Twitter: https://twitter.com/DanaFraedrich Website: http://www.wordsbydana.com/about/ Inked: Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Dana-Fraedrich/e/B008QB3QXI/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1533046523&sr=8-1 *** Music on this …

#106 Shae Rookard

On Origin: Stories on Creativity # 106 Shae Rookard joins me.  Shae has been writing for as long as she could put sentences together. She says she is never going to stop.  The choices She’s made in her life are the reason she is here today. All are welcome to her world because: “Essence defines nothing but …

#102  Lyra Shanti

Lyra Shanti is a novelist, singer-songwriter, poet, and playwright.  Having grown up in Bellingham, Washington, Lyra is a nature and animal lover with a ferocious love of epic stories of every genre, but especially sci-fi and fantasy. Lyra is a novelist, singer-songwriter, poet, and playwright.  Having grown up in Bellingham, Washington, Lyra is a nature …

#101 Arthur Macabe

On Origin: Stories on Creativity #101 Arthur Macabe joins. Arthur writes science fiction, horror, fantasy and the strange – all with a positive twist. He also conducts interviews with other writers, called Interviews from the Void, to discuss the mechanics of their writing process, how they focus and physically put their ideas on paper. Twitter: …