Michael McLendon is an actor living in NYC.
His favorite authors are Brandon Sanderson and Mark Lawrence.
If he's not reading, he's making faces in front of a mirror or watching something with swords and/or explosions.
In the second episode of Pillars of the Genre, I mistakenly call it Foundations of the Genre and reflect on my most recent reread of The Hobbit. It did my soul a lot of good, and I hope this video encourages you to dust it off.
Blackwing by Ed McDonald is an imaginitive and lean epic sword and sorcery novel.