Author Archives: andersen52

About andersen52

I am author of the contemporary fantasy series Merlin's Thread. The first novel is Merlin's Knot.

Fantastical Fantasy Sale

I’ve joined with five other great fantasy authors in a Black Friday sale. Continue reading

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“Writing fiction is so easy … just make stuff up”

Writing fiction isn’t just making things up. Research is important. Continue reading

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The Unending Story of Series Cliffhangers

My problems with cliffhangers … Continue reading

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Slipping In and Out of Post-Roman Britain in a Contemporary Fantasy

Read how I gave Merlin certain powers that let me write about life in King Arthur’s time from twenty-first century Houston. Continue reading

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Using Language as a Metaphor for Healing

My main character’s diction and language change in Merlin’s Weft, which I use to show the healing of her personality disorder. Continue reading

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Dark Contemporary Themes in a Fantasy Novel

Ruminations on contemporary evil in contemporary fantasy. Continue reading

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Why Write a Sequel?

Learn the thoughts that went through my head as I considered writing a sequel to Merlin’s Knot. Continue reading

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Cover reveal for Merlin’s Weft

See the cover of the new book in my Merlin’s Thread series. Continue reading

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15: The Last Gonzo Joy Ride to the End of the Galaxy

Our heroes discover that their joy ride has come to an end. Continue reading

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14: The Last Gonzo Joy Ride to the End of the Galaxy

Damitol and Testicleeze discover what they have transformed into. Continue reading

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