I didn’t realize when I started writing my Wyrd West Chronicles that there was actually a genre for this! No new ideas under the sun, I guess; but then again, it seems that my take is just a little bit unique. Less dark overall than the usual depiction; more high fantasy.
Speaking of which, I’ll be releasing the first story, “Showdown,” on the Spring Equinox! That’s March 20 this year. It’s in the final editing stages and I’m just waiting for the cover image. When I have all that, you’ll be able to get it by pre-order.
There’s Space Western for The WestIn Space!, and there’s Cattle Punk for The West meets Steam Punk. The Weird West is for when The West meets the supernatural.
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