As a special treat, I’ve put up a sneak peak to my YA novel Anton: Child of Hermes. Instead of posting the first chapter, I decided to drop you right into the beginning of one of the conflicts that Anton has to face in his life. At this point of the story, he is now 13 years old and has lived among the centaurs since he was 8.
One of the very first weapons that I learned in my combat classes in college was how to wield a frying pan. It was dubbed “clown fighting” because of the ridiculousness you feel using a frying pan as a weapon. However, any chef worth their weight in hummus can tell you just how deadly these seemingly useless pans can be.
I received an e-mail from MACE reminding me that June is Knife Fighting Awareness Month, and felt that it was my duty to pass along a good set of information to my readers about this deadly weapon and how your characters can wield it. Here are some tips, and enjoy writing that knife fight scene!
Two weeks ago, I shared with you Chapter 1. Today, I would like to introduce you to the other main character of this tale, Master Price ord’Vanele, in Chapter 2. A Fine Line, affectionately dubbed “Herrick’s Tale”, is a short story that I first started in May of 2000. It is about the two of the most unlikeliest of heroes…