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The website of Zackery Arbela – Thinker, Writer, Fantasist

The Thief of Galadorn

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Warrior on the Edge of Memory Book One of the Tale of Azaran

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Weekend Linkage…Fan Film Edition

Wheel of Time pilot that is better left forgotten... https://www.wired.com/2015/02/wheel-of-time-tv-pilot/ Fall Fantasy and Scifi Shows http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2016/09/02/fall-tvs-most-intriguing-new-science-fiction-horror-and-fantasy-shows/ Resources for the...

An Update

An Update Six years ago, I began work on a massive epic novel set in a fantasy world based (loosely) on the Greek-Persian wars of antiquity, with a whole lot other elements thrown in for good measure. (as a side note, so much of fantasy world building consists of...

Friday Linkage – Odd ‘n Ends edition

Why the Hugo Awards are irrelevant https://otherwheregazette.wordpress.com/2015/02/20/why-the-hugo-awards-are-irrelevant/ YA Fiction: the hidden menace? https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/why-young-adult-fiction-a-dangerous-fantasy Forgotten Classics...


"This is a bad idea." Vasco the Mouse muttered the words to himself over and over like a prayer as he fiddled with the grappling hook. "This is a bad idea." He swung it back and forth on the rope. "This is a bad idea, this is a bad idea...." "Then why are you doing...



The physical body of Zackery Arbela lives somewhere in the wilds of New England. The mind of Zackery Arbela can be found wandering the various planes and adornments of the temporal spheres, from whence he sometimes returns with new and fantasickal tales to tell.