On 14 August 2020, the American Book Festival notified me that my second novel, H’Ilgraith, received an award as a finalist in the Fantasy: Epic/High Fantasy category of the American Fiction Awards. H’Ilgraith joins my first novel, Homo transformans: The Origin and Nature of the Species, in receiving this award.
August 8, 2020
Best Friends Ruwena (in human form) and Savannah (as a wolf) Illustration by EpicMade When instances of human transformation first appeared, they seemed to be random and entirely spontaneous. Initially, only a few individuals showed the ability to transform successfully. As more individuals transformed reliably, patterns of inheritance could be seen in their offspring. Once members of Homo sapiens [H. sapiens] recognized that some of its members could transform into other species consistently and
July 24, 2020
Illustration by Epic Made A Father’s Wrath An adult red dragon had been searching for his wayward adolescent when he heard his youngster’s cries. With his keen eyesight, he readily located his offspring. Hunters surrounded him and a lynx [H’Ilgraith] in their midst. The adult’s first pass cleared away the hunters that had surrounded the lynx. These he promptly torched with his fire. H’Ilgraith quickly darted behind a large boulder which shielded her from the