Fearless Reader Radio Reads Night Sea Journey

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If you love audio books or just love the art of verbal storytelling, you’ll love Fearless Reader Radio. Serialized dramas are a featured offering at RiverWest Radio, WXRW in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are bringing back the art of old-time radio storytelling. I’m thrilled that they are reading my supernatural mystery Night Sea Journey: A Tale of the Supernatural. Katie Jesse, host of Fearless Reader Radio, is currently performing 1-hour episodes of the full novel, every Wednesday at 5 pm, week by week. The broadcasts are also archived on their internet radio page for convenient listening anytime.

Why I Wrote The Purpose of Fantasy – A Manifesto for Fantasy Literature

[by Philip Martin, Author of The Purpose of Fantasy] In the beginning, according to Peter S. Beagle, all literature was fantasy. As he says in the introductory essay to his anthology, The Secret History of Fantasy (Tachyon, 2010): “How could it have been otherwise . . . ? Story then, in every part of the world, was a means of… Read More

The Purpose of Fantasy – New Title Released

The Purpose of Fantasy: A Reader’s Guide is now available in both paperback ($14.95) and an inexpensive Kindle edition ($3.99). By award-winning author and editor Philip Martin, the book explores the spiritual/philosophical underpinnings of the field of fantasy literature. With an intro section about fantasy lit in general (“Is It Escapist?”, etc.), then a look at twelve outstanding fantasy books,… Read More

The Wondrous Nature of Fantasy Stories

A Guide to Fantasy Literature: Thoughts on Stories of Wonder & Enchantment by Philip Martin Crickhollow Books  •   2009 Trade Softcover • 148 pages $16.95 softcover $4.99 eBook edition “Interesting, learned and accessible thoughts on all aspects of fantasy fiction . . .  A Guide to Fantasy Literature is a very good book. Anyone with a strong interest in fantasy… Read More

Guide to Fantasy Literature – Signing at Boswell Books

Attn: Milwaukee area folks . . . Philip Martin will be doing a talk and book-signing Tuesday, Aug. 18, 7:00, at Boswell Book Company, on his new book, A Guide to Fantasy Literature: Boswell Book Co. Tuesday, Aug. 18, 7:00 2559 N. Downer Ave Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211 Stop by and hear Martin tackle the dragons! Is the Harry Potter series… Read More

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