Chapter 1: Mordimer

Chapter 1: Mordimer

Mordimer was sweating. His voice was raw from ceaseless pleading. He spent the sleepless night alternately clawing his way around the cold, dark room in search of a way out, and clutching his wife and two daughters close to him for warmth and comfort. Together their voices rose and fell through the night like a

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March 15, 2020

Rockmoor: A Free Fantasy Novel

Rockmoor: A Free Fantasy Novel

It’s March 15, 2020, and many of us are stuck at home because of Coronavirus. So I thought it might be nice to share Rockmoor, Book II of Tinder & Flint, just in case anyone out there might like to enjoy some fantasy reading. Some things to know before you read Rockmoor (assuming you haven’t

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March 15, 2020

Magic. Here. 1.

Magic. Here. 1.

Lives are changed by ideas, through the presence of others, or upon contact with objects of significance. Friends, teachers, relatives, history, inheritance, genetics, education, aspiration, inspiration—these are all forces that set other forces in motion creating the ripple effects that shape our reality. In Tinder & Flint I call it magic; borne of purity or

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March 18, 2018

Book Reading, May 14th

Book Reading, May 14th

We are very excited to announce a Tinder & Flint book reading on Saturday, May 14th at 7PM to be held at Dragon’s Lair in Austin, Texas (2438 W. Anderson Lane). Facebook Event Matt will give a bit of unpublished back story along side of choice readings from Tinder & Flint, and will even read

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May 9, 2016

How’d I Do It?

How’d I Do It?

  Since announcing Tinder & Flint the most frequently asked question I’ve gotten from people who know me is not, “What is it about?” or “Why Fantasy?” Everyone keeps asking me: “How in the world did you do it?” So I’ve been thinking about that! And I have a few thoughts. No TV Long before

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February 6, 2016

Magic

Magic

Magic is everywhere, in everything. Tinder & Flint is a world where spirit and intention and natural elements like air, earth, fire and water can be focused and made manifest as palpable force.

But it’s not easy, and there are tricks to making it happen.

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January 17, 2016

HERE IT IS!

HERE IT IS!

We’re on the eve of the release of Tinder & Flint: Westover. It’s a place where forces of will within the natural world, the big basics like love and hate, and the more subtle things like the instinct to survive or the desire to collaborate, or to dominate, to give or to own—all these are not just spirits underlying action and thought, rather, with the right combination of study, or meditation, or piety, they can be made tangible in their own rights….

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December 28, 2015

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