Brutal Light – Trailer, Ordering Info, Excerpt, Guest Blog/Interview Links, and Reviews
Want a sample? Check out the full prologue to Brutal Light:
Prologue: Blood in the Black Water
“I thoroughly enjoyed Olson’s style of writing, his evocative and efficient prose which was both easy to read and added interesting colour…” — Fantasy Book Review (6.2/10)
“Films such as Inception and The Matrix have featured worlds within worlds. If you liked these films then I believe you would also appreciate Brutal Light.” — Lee Mathers’ review on GoodReads (5/5)
Amazon.com (U.S.) — Kindle edition
Amazon.com (U.S.) — Print edition
Amazon (Canada) — Print edition
Amazon (U.K.) — Kindle edition
Amazon (U.K.) — Print edition
Amazon (Japan) — Print edition
BarnesAndNoble.com — Nook edition
BarnesAndNoble.com — Print edition
Fictionwise.com — .pdf, .mobi, .epub, .pdb, and more
Diesel-EBooks.com — .pdf, .mobi, .epub, .pdb
Lybrary.com — .pdf, .mobi, .epub, .pdb
AllRomanceEbooks.com — .pdf, .mobi, .epub, .pdb
Powells.com — Print edition
AbesBooks.com — Print edition
BookDepository.com — Print edition
FishPondWorld.com — Print edition
Biblio.co.uk (U.K.) — Print edition
LandmarkOnTheNet.com (India) — Print edition
SuperBookShop.net (Croatia) — Print edition
In December 2011 I went on a nine-stop virtual book tour, mixing interviews and guest blog articles focusing on various aspects of Brutal Light. Most of these stops also included an excerpt; I gave each a unique one.
12/1/2011 – Guest blog on RJ Sullivan’s site: The Story Behind Brutal Light – On all the aborted attempts and the lessons learned along the way.
12/3/2011 – Guest blog on Tim Marquitz’s site: Brutal Light and my Path to Dark Fantasy – On what drew me to write in the dark fantasy genres.
12/6/2011 – Guest blog on Lincoln Crisler’s site: If It Doesn’t Make You Squirm… – On one of the most valuable bits of writing advice I ever read.
12/8/2011 – Guest blog on Su Halfwerk’s site: On Fighting the Internal Censor – All about how I contend with my internal censor during the writing process, with the help of the Internal Editor.
12/9/2011 – Guest blog on Sean A. Lusher’s site: These Books Made Me Weird(er) – Seven books that warped my brain and had some influence on Brutal Light.
More Guest Blogs and Interviews
1/18/2012 – Guest Blog on Ash Arceneaux’s site: Writing, Rewriting, Impending Apocalypse, and Everything After – All about my writing and rewriting process on Brutal Light, including the pivotal role played by Jaranash’ghthk the Indweller of Night.
2/29/2012 – A Cup of Coffee and a Good Book – My first audio interview, talking with Greg Walker (subbing for Jennifer) about Brutal Light, writing in general, dark fantasy, where I get my ideas, and other such things.
Something You Should Know
Something You Should Know, a short story set in the world of Brutal Light is now available for FREE download from Smashwords (.mobi, .epub, .pdf, .pdb), Amazon.com (kindle), iTunes (iPad, iPhone), and BarnesAndNoble.com (Nook)! See the Something You Should Know page on this site for more information.