Found 5 works tagged 'wizard'.
Fiction Series: Complete 3 Chapters
Updated Nov 9, 2020 · 4,258 words (16 minutes) · 98 views
Everyone in Littletown is sick of the Giant Sand Witch, the timid Little Wizard most of all. Perhaps the Dragon on the hill has some helpful advice?
Published Oct 1, 2019 · 7,499 words (28 minutes) · 6 likes · 1231 views
Baldemar’s path to becoming a wizard’s henchman was not exactly linear, but it was inevitable from the day he hired a local tough to help fend off grammar school bullies. Luckily, Baldemar is a fast learner—and he never forgets his debts.
Matthew Hughes’s path as a writer has taken him from journalism to speechwriting to SFF and suspense fiction. Born in Liverpool, he’s been in Canada for sixty-five years, and has been shortlisted for the Nebula, Aurora, Philip K. Dick awards, and many others.
Published Aug 2, 2019 · 10,471 words (39 minutes) · 3 likes · 1194 views
“The Sword of Destiny” was written at the invitation of Gardner Dozois for his 2017 anthology, The Book of Swords. This 10,000-word novelette introduced Baldemar, the wizard’s henchman, at the (probable) end of his career. I later wrote several more stories bringing him from childhood to maturity, all of which have run (or will run) in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction.
Published Mar 25, 2018 · 708 words (3 minutes) · 629 views
Algrin counsels a boy who finds himself affected by dizzy spells and unwanted fits of farting. Could he be holding it wrong?