John W. Oliver is a writer of fantasy and horror fiction. His work can be found both online and in print. He's a San Diego import who has yet to adapt to the idea of shorts and sandals. When not writing, he enjoys a good game among friends and staring at a good map.
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- April 30, 2013 Helheim: One Hell of a Comic
>Helheim on the New Releases shelf of my local comic shop, my first impulse was to grab my copy and scuttle on home with it. I resisted though, telling myself I could wait until the graphic novel was released. I managed to hold off for two weeks before returning for my hit of Helheim, and now that I've read it, I have a thirst for more.
Helheim is about a number of things. The North in the days when the old gods held sway. Wars between witches and tools they employ, wild men and the walking dead. It's about fate and how people fight to forge their own. Love and family. And swords, axes and blood. Lots and lots of blood. All the things that make up a good story.Read more …
- Released: June 2012 Dark Discoveries #20
"The Blemish" appears in the magazine Dark Discoveries #20, a magazine of dark fantrasy. This issue explores Weird Fiction & Film.
- Released: December 1, 2009 Brave Blue Mice
My short story,"Nonreturnable Merchandise", appears in Brave Blue Mice , an online magazine of speculative fiction.
- Released: May 8, 2009 Robots
My short story,"How Coyote Made Robot", appears in Robots Beyond, a cross-genre anthology of robot tales.