Alexandria Rising is on Audible, Update on sequels, classes and raves

“Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears,send me your beers, forget your jeers and sneersand take a dive into a world where joy truimphs over fear” – Wilford Shakespeare, Juliet Caeser. My friends, it has been far too long since I have written a blog post. Thank you for your grace in being patient as…

2020: A look ahead

“The world will never starve for want of wonders; but only for want of wonder.” – G.K. Chesterton If I were more skilled in the ways of numerology I could craft a clever introduction to this post about the double numbered year we are entering or write an endearing piece about decades. Though my knowledge…

Updated Appendices to The Chronicles

These are the appendices of Alexandria Rising and Alexandria Reborn. The adventure on combining the appendices for the third and final book are underway as it is very laborious in density and allusion. These are not in chronological order so proceed at your own risk for spoilers if you have not read both. Your humble friend,…

What’s in a name? Meet Digby and Tyrian

As you know, I love using allusions and easter eggs in my books. In ‘The Alexandria Rising Chronicles,’ I used symbology, names and numerology from the works of T.S. Eliot, Dante, Tolkien, Carroll and even the show, ‘LOST’ as inspiration.  When I began writing ‘In Pursuit of The Pale Prince,’ it was a different world….

Celebrating the 3rd Anniversary of Alexandria Rising: A look back

It all began with a bicycle accident.  Four years ago on Oct. 27, I was involved in a serious bike accident. Went over the handlebars. Shattered right wrist that required pins. Broken ribs. Lip split that required stitches. Nose broken. Tendons torn in my left arm. Concussed. Knock out. Cold. Blood pressure sank. I saw…

2019: After the solstice, before the frost

The year is clipping by, like a summer weathered schooner on a fair wind.  I have spent the bulk of the first half of the year in self-imposed book promotion hibernation and have not been engaging much outside of the digital world. However, the plan is to devote more time to readings, classes and artistic…

YA Fantasy In Pursuit of The Pale Prince available on Amazon

“A unique world told with a lyrical voice.” – amazon review Mark Wallace Maguire’s YA fantasy novel, ‘In Pursuit of The Pale Prince’ is published and available on amazon.com. Below is an article by Damon Poirer published in the Marietta Daily Journal. Mark Wallace Maguire recently announced the release of his Young Adult Fantasy novel, “In…