Discover Worlds of Adventure

Discover A.J. Ponder's worlds of epic fantasy, science, adventure, and magic Discover the Seven Kingdoms, FaerLand and Broceliande, or jump straight to Science and Spies or Wizard's Guide to Wellington Preview available on Amazon Escape into a world of humorous fantasy, not so dashing heroes, and the adventure of a lifetime in this coming of …

Walking and Writing – Wright-Murray Residency Post 2

Yes, I've been doing lots of walking and writing. In fact walking and writing is a good part of my day during the Wright-Murray Residency. And, if you'll excuse the pun, it's mostly been writing, as I'm sure my fans will be happy to know. And even happier the weather cleared a bit to get …

Sometimes it’s the little things: And sometimes it’s magic.

Everyone is struggling in this new world. A world that will never be the same, no matter how much we wish. But someone sent me a picture the other day. Just when I was wondering why I was even writing. It was a little bit of magic. At least in terms of cheering me up. …

Mr Goodfellow’s Vision – Quest Trailer Animation by Clem Winfield

Some time ago, I told a young friend that I'd love a wee trailer for Quest. thinking it would just be a little thing...but no, the Quest trailer animation is an impressive achievement by the animator. I'm really excited to be able to finally show everyone the results. 🙂 At the beginning of Quest the …

Why authors don’t write strong female leads boys and men want to read

I've been hearing it a bit lately. It's such a shame there's no modern fantasy and sci-fi out there with strong female leads that boys/men want to read. What they actually mean is that boys don't like reading romance. And it's total BS. Authors definitely write the stuff. I know, because I'm one of them. …