The ILMAR (plural) or Ilmarin (singular, descriptive) go by many names: savages, barbarians, wild humans. Though few true Ilmar exist, they are viewed by most civilized people as more animal than human. This view is perpetuated by the little that is known of their culture. Due to fear and misconceptions regarding their humanity, Ilmar are often … Continue reading 5E D&D Race: Ilmar
The Ilmar (plural) or Ilmarin (singular, descriptive) go by many names: savages, barbarians, wild humans. Given their propensity for nakedness, and for living in the wild, they are viewed by most civilized people as more animal than human. This view is perpetuated by the little that is known of their culture. Ilmar are often forced … Continue reading THE AENYA BESTIARY: ILMAR
Where do they come from? What is the story of XANDR and THELANA, the heroes of Ages of Aenya? And why are they naked? Head on over to my sister blog, The World of Aenya, to read up on their biographies.
My apologies to my readers for not posting much lately. Thinking about the publishing world and trying to “measure up” to just about everything I read got me really burned out. Sometimes it’s good for a writer to stop and smell the roses, so to speak, to remember why it is we got into this … Continue reading POETRY: Song of Ilmarinen
Somewhere in the dense fauna her younger siblings were busy at being children. Heimdl and Lodr and Baldr, Anja, Brittania and Nicola—all of them dodging chores for games of tag and hide and seek, running and climbing, tumbling and collecting bugs. Vaino and Laine, who were older, hammered posts to fence in the hens, complaining … Continue reading Ages of Aenya: Thelana Leaves Home
“But why is she naked?” This is the most annoying question I get about Ages of Aenya, whenever I post a picture of the Ilmar on social media. While the vast majority of comments are positive, I will inevitably get roasted for lack of realism, on Facebook fantasy groups that allow for artistic nudity. On these … Continue reading Aenya Newsletter 12/7/18
Don’t get me wrong. I used to get excited about video games. My first system was an Atari 2600, followed by the Nintendo NES, Super Nintendo, GameCube, Wii, Wii U and the Switch. I’ve owned a Saturn, a Dreamcast, an X-Box, X-Box 360, a Playstation, a PS2 … 3 … 4, not to mention the … Continue reading Why I Gave up Video Games for Tabletop Role Playing
It should come as no surprise by now that I choose to live my life sans clothing. Naked is my default state. I long for the day when I can be free from the branding of Polo and Ralph Lauren. I only feel myself when I am wearing nothing. But far more important to me is writing. … Continue reading “The Nudist Writer”
Whoo-Boy. A lot’s been going on, so let’s get to it. Ages of Aenya As you probably know, Ages of Aenya finally became available last month, and sales have been brisk. It’s great knowing people from as far as Europe and the UK have read the story and have had nothing but good things to … Continue reading Aenya Newsletter 12/20/2017
Whether you commemorate the birth of your savior or honor the Green Goddess of the Ilmar, ’tis the season to celebrate! Starting today, I am offering Ages of Aenya at the DEEPLY discounted rate of $10.00. That’s down from $17.95! This is my GIFT to you! So if you’ve been sitting on the balustrade about … Continue reading Ages of Aenya Holiday Special!