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Blog Hop: the writing process!

I was invited by the Planetary Defense Command blog–their tag line is “defending the planet from bad science fiction”–to participate in a blog hop around the theme, the writing process. … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

My awesome horror weekend: the World Horror Convention & Bram Stoker Awards. [pics!]

This weekend I spent some time at the World Horror Convention in Portland, Oregon, and attended the Bram Stoker Awards banquet last night. This was my first horror convention, my … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

I’m signing books at the World Horror Convention in Portland, Oregon next week!

I’m kind of a recluse, so unless you happen to be in my class or hang around my campus, you’re not likely to see me in the flesh. Thus it’s … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

What’s a Byzantine? The problem of what to call an empire.

You may know that in addition to this blog and my “normal” Twitter account, I also run the dedicated history account CryForByzantium. I started that account in 2009 to tweet … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 7 Comments

“Zombies of Byzantium” reviewed on Zombipedia!

It’s been a while since I’ve done a post on my book Zombies of Byzantium, and as I’m gearing up for the release of my new book Zombie Rebellion, this is a … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

42 Historical Objects, No. 16: The Harbaville Triptych.

This object is one of the most fabulous treasures of Byzantine art that has survived into the modern world. The Harbaville Triptych is a devotional display with three panels, a … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sean Munger’s Five Favorite Byzantine Emperors

Originally posted on If It Happened Yesterday, It's History:
(Sean standing underneath the colossal head of Constantine the Great in 2006) This is a special guest post by Sean…

December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Earth Panorama: Ruins of Byzantine cave monastery, Taurus Mountains, Turkey.

This amazing view from 360cities.net is what’s left of a Byzantine monastery complex, nestled in the Taurus Mountains of what is now southern Turkey. I’m not sure precisely where this … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chewing Braaiiinns with… Sean Munger

Big thanks to fellow zombie scribe Julianne Snow for this awesome interview about “Zombies of Byzantium!”

October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Today in history: Verbitsa Pass, Krum, and the Byzantine emperor who lost his head.

On July 26, 811 (A.D.), exactly 1,202 years ago today, a great but very little-known battle occurred at a place called Verbitsa (or Varbitsa) Pass, which is now in Bulgaria. … Continue reading

July 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

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