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Tales from Stolki's Hall: A Thrones & Bones Anthology

A project in Birmingham, AL by Lou Anders

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11 Amazing Fantasy Writers dip their pens into Norrøngard, the frozen land from the Thrones & Bones novels and roleplaying games.
Backers: 141
Average Pledge Per Backer: $53

Funded: $7,541 of $6,000
Dates: May 30th -> Jun 29th (31 days)
Project By: Lou Anders
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Latest News

We did it! We did it! We did it!

June 29th - via:
Thank you so much! We did! You did it! Tales from Stolki's Hall lives!  I'm so thankful. This is a project I have wanted to do since 2013, when I had just sold my first novel and both my agent and my editor thought I was crazy to talk about doing an... (Read More)

Art Preview and Final Four

June 25th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Another Preview from the Illustrated Edition

June 16th - via:
Here is another page from the Deluxe Gamer Edition, this one from Clay and Susan Griffith’s “The North in Bondage.” Art by Ksenia Kozhevnikova.  (Read More)

Preview: Runefall

June 14th - via:
It was my privilege to be the editor on the first two novels in Chris Willrich’s brilliant fantasy trilogy, The Scroll of Years, The Silk Map, and The Chart of Tomorrows. His fantasy fiction, including the short stories and these novels featuring... (Read More)

A Glimpse at an Illustrated Page

June 13th - via:
So, I’ve been touting the “Deluxe Gamer Edition” of Tales from Stolki’s Hall, which will be sized like the RPG books with matching layout, presented in full color, illustrated, with an appendix of 5e mechanics for the monsters and magic from... (Read More)

Preview: The Bear Son's Tale

June 12th - via:
Our next preview comes from Jonathan Anders, who, you might guess, is related to me. He is. Jonathan is my nephew. He’s also a linguist by training that I’ve relied on quite a few times over the years. For my first book, Frostborn, Jonathan... (Read More)

Preview: The Tower and the Raven

June 11th - via:
J. Dianne Dotson is the author of the The Shadow Galaxy collection, The Inn at Amethyst Lantern, and The Questrison Saga. She’s also the only person to write, not just in my world, but for one of the characters from my novels. In my first book,... (Read More)

Preview: The Butter Cat

June 9th - via:
Do you know what a butter cat is? In Scandinavian folklore, there was a spell that could bring a spindle of yarn to life in the form of a cat. The cat would sneak into a neighbor’s house and drink a bucket of milk dry, soaking it all up into their... (Read More)


June 9th - via:
We did it! You did it! Thanks so much. TALES FROM STOLKI'S HALL IS FUNDED! Let's all raise a horn!  (Read More)

Preview: The North in Bondage

June 7th - via:
The wife and husband team of Susan and Clay Griffith created the fantastic VAMPIRE EMPIRE SERIES, the CROWN & KEY series, and have written tie-in fiction for The Flash and Arrow, and many other things. Wonderful people and wonderful writers,... (Read More)

Preview: Sword of Vengeance

June 6th - via:
I met Jon Sprunk when I was editing an SF&F imprint when he intrigued me with his description of Shadow’s Son, the first book in what became his SHADOW SAGA. He is also the author of the excellent BOOK OF THE BLACK EARTH series. A writer of... (Read More)

Preview: The Path of the Bear

June 5th - via:
The fourth story in Tales from Stolki’s Hallcomes from Sarah L. Miles. Sarah is a newcomer to publishing but a competitive strongwoman who can lift some seriously impressive weight. Her tale takes inspiration from one of the barbarian subclasses in... (Read More)

Preview: Gull Stormbarn: The Thornblade

June 3rd - via:
I was fortunate to be the editor on K.V. Johansen’s Blackdog, the first book in the Gods of the Caravan Road five-book fantasy series. Johansen’s world is every bit as lush as Tolkien’s (not a claim I make often, or really ever) but travels... (Read More)

Kobold Chats: A New Lou Interview

June 2nd - via:
Earlier this week, I was interviewed by Erik Frankhouse on Kobold Press’ Twitch Channel for a Kobold Chats. It was a fun interview which covered not only my involvement with their Tales of the Valiant Kickstarter, and of course Tales from Stolki's... (Read More)

Preview: Lure of the Landkraken

June 1st - via:
Ed Greenwood created the Forgotten Realms. Before there was Dungeons & Dragons, he was already working out the world so many of us would roll so many dice in. Even if you don’t partake in roleplaying games, if you saw Honor Among Thieves, you... (Read More)

Preview: Daughter of the Draugr

May 31st - via:
Today I’m going to share an excerpt from Tales from Stolki’s Hall, currently 46% funded and, I’m pleased to say, selected by Kickstarter as a #ProjectsWeLove. When I was an editor in SF&F publishing, I was fortunate enough to work with Joel... (Read More)

Off to a great start!

May 30th - via:
Thank you all so much. We are a third of the way there. I appreciate all the support. I'm working on the Deluxe Gamer Edition now (and stretch goals will only make it better.) And the trade hardcover is done! How done? Here it is on the chair beside... (Read More)

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