Category Archives: fantasy

Flying in with a New Adventure!

Hello, friends and fans! It’s been a little while, hasn’t it? Sorry about that! I have not been idle, I assure you (I’ve written at least two manuscripts unlikely to see the light of day, fled the path of a … Continue reading

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Everything Drakemaster (or Nearly So)

My latest historical fantasy novel is hitting the shelves! Along with that, are all kinds of podcast, interviews and blogs! So, you can now buy the book! find it on Amazon| Barnes and Noble| Apple| Kobo or order from your … Continue reading

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DRAKEMASTER! Forthcoming historical fantasy

I am thrilled to share the cover and concept for my next historical fantasy novel. Set in China during the Mongol invasions, DRAKEMASTER brings together an unexpected team of rivals to find a mechanical wonder based on Su Song’s astronomical … Continue reading

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Looking Behind: Re-booting a Fantasy (or a fantasy re-boot?)

Hey, E. C., haven’t heard from you in a while–what are you working on? I am excited to announce that I’ll have two books coming out this summer! When Elisha Daemon came out last year, I was thrilled to finally … Continue reading

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Elisha Daemon Launch Day!

Today’s the day! Not only is this the launch for Elisha Daemon, but this book is the final volume in the series!  If you’ve been waiting to get all five books in hand before you read, it’s time to start. … Continue reading

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Pitching a Novel: Nailing Your Synopsis

This is the third in a series on pitching your novel, my take on the topic–for many more answers, follow the blog chain led by Joshua Palmatier, editor and author!  In the meantime, read on. . . Personally, I think … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Elisha Daemon!

Coming February 6, 2018, the fifth and final volume of the Dark Apostle!  Check it out: Just as Elisha thinks he might defeat his enemies, they unleash two terrible weapons:  the holy woman who used to love him, and the … Continue reading

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Elisha Mancer Launch Day! With footnotes. . .

Elisha Mancer, Book 4 of The Dark Apostle, is now available in bookstores everywhere!  And you can find sample chapters for this, and all of the books in the series, at TheDarkApostle.com  When you love it, you can click through … Continue reading

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What Comes Next? Power Transitions in the Middle Ages

Today is a big day in America, yet it’s an event that occurs every four or eight years: the inauguration of a new president.  Since I’ve also been listening to the Hamilton soundtrack, by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the words of King … Continue reading

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E. C. Ambrose Takes the Fun out of Movies: “Fantastic Beasts” and the Ethics of Magic

This weekend, I went to see the new Potterverse film, “Fantastic Creatures and Where to Find Them.”  Let me preface these remarks by saying that I love a good fantasy creature, but I have some issues with Rowling’s work overall … Continue reading

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