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The Pantheon Series

Magic always has a price. Bitteric learned that the hard way when his request for some good spice tea resulted in a herd of rabbits killing his wife. Now he’ll stop at nothing to bring her back—though he should probably learn to brew his own tea.

About the author

About the author

Jeremy is a fantasy and science fiction author, living and writing in San Francisco. Fantasy is his first love—there’s something about magic and mayhem that has interested him since he first cracked opened Lord Foul’s Bane in the seventh grade. Also archery.

There always seems to be a lot of archery involved.

When not writing, Jeremy’s an experienced graphic designer, software developer, game designer, and music composer. He makes a really great Old Fashioned.

My books

Browse through my books below—both published and works in progress. Not all images are licensed for resale.
I am currently available for literary representation.

Posts About Writing

The unusual joy of discovery

Magic. Adventure. Mayhem. Ferrets. How did the ferrets get involved? Allow me to explain the planning process—or lack thereof—that resulted in the strangeness of PANTHEON. The testing of the scenes Every time I write a new book, I start with...

The beautiful lightness of brevity

Novellas: movies you can read. That's essentially the pitch. Novellas are books usually in the 20-40k word count range. DEUS EX MAGICKA is 192 pages long in paperback, and GODS IN THE MACHINE is an even slimmer 170. These are books that take 2-4 hours to read...

The phenomenal thrill of speed

In today's fast-paced lifestyle of short attention spans and even shorter patience, readers expect instant gratification. They want fun. They want adventure. They want humor and emotion and plot twists and surprises. But most of all, they want it fast. All of my...

The incredible power of voice

Voice is everything. As a writer, you've probably been told this at every turn. It's more applicable to literary fiction, but it matters in genre fiction as well. Voice is everything, and sometimes the right choice is to not have a voice. Sometimes you want to write...

The impossible magic system

When I set out to write DEUS EX MAGICKA, I gave myself one goal: to create a compelling story using a magic system that should not work. At all. And I may have even succeeded. The idea is simple. Take the concept of deus ex machina—gods from the machine—and turn it...

The beauty of fractal arcs

My epic urban fantasy series, THE PRIME SAGA, originally consisted of three books at about 250k words each. (That's pretty long.) This is the story of how I split them in half (and added two more), ending up with eight ~120k word books. I invented a term for it that...

Posts About Everything Else

Broadway in review: SpongeBob SquarePants

This post is part of my “Broadway in Review” series, where I explore shows on and off Broadway, including national tours and out-of-town engagements. SpongeBob SquarePants (Original Broadway Cast*) It's a great time to be a kid on Broadway. And there is no better show...

Broadway in review: The Band’s Visit

This post is part of my “Broadway in Review” series, where I explore shows on and off Broadway, including national tours and out-of-town engagements. The Band's Visit (Original Broadway Cast*) Life exists in the space between moments. In the look on a face, in the...

Broadway in review: Hello, Dolly!

This post is part of my “Broadway in Review” series, where I explore shows on and off Broadway, including national tours and out-of-town engagements. Hello, Dolly! (2017 Broadway Revival, June 2018 cast starring Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber) Amidst all the pop...

Broadway in review: Frozen

This post is part of my “Broadway in Review” series, where I explore shows on and off Broadway, including national tours and out-of-town engagements. Frozen (Original Broadway Cast) Another of the girl-power musicals currently playing Broadway, Frozen is high on...

Broadway in review: Mean Girls

This post is part of my “Broadway in Review” series, where I explore shows on and off Broadway, including national tours and out-of-town engagements. Mean Girls (Original Broadway Cast) This just in: high school girls are mean. Based on the successful 2004 movie...

The 12 Best Musicals of All Time (That I’ve Actually Seen)

It's arbitrary list time, folks! Being a consummate nerd, I keep a spreadsheet of every professional musical production I've seen. I'm up to 67 unique shows at this point, and I was curious how I would rank them. I don't feel it's really fair to rank a show unless...

Broadway in review: Roman Holiday

This post is part of my "Broadway in Review" series, where I explore shows on and off Broadway, including national tours and out-of-town engagements. Roman Holiday (San Francisco out of town tryout) This is the out of town tryout for Roman Holiday at the Golden Gate...

Broadway in review: Aladdin

This post is part of my "Broadway in Review" series, where I explore shows on and off Broadway, including national tours and out-of-town engagements. Aladdin (May 2017 Broadway Cast) This is the show Charlie should have been. Disney doesn't crow about capitalization,...

Broadway in review: Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812

This post is part of my "Broadway in Review" series, where I explore shows on and off Broadway, including national tours and out-of-town engagements. Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 (Original Broadway Cast) Putting the "opera" in "soap opera," Great Comet...

Broadway in review: Come From Away

This post is part of my "Broadway in Review" series, where I explore shows on and off Broadway, including national tours and out-of-town engagements. Come From Away (Original Broadway Cast) This is an interesting piece. Relentlessly paced, shying away from conflict at...

Broadway in review: Groundhog Day

This post is part of my "Broadway in Review" series, where I explore shows on and off Broadway, including national tours and out-of-town engagements. Groundhog Day (Original Broadway Cast) This show made me cry. Tears of joy. Not kidding: one of the songs is so funny...

Broadway in review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

This post is part of my "Broadway in Review" series, where I explore shows on and off Broadway, including national tours and out-of-town engagements. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Original Broadway Cast) I wish I had seen this in London. This one is interesting....

Broadway in review: Dear Evan Hansen

This post is part of my "Broadway in Review" series, where I explore shows on and off Broadway, including national tours and out-of-town engagements. Dear Evan Hansen (Original Broadway Cast) Wow. What an incredible piece of theatre. This is why we go to the theatre,...

Broadway in review: Anastasia

This post is part of my "Broadway in Review" series, where I explore shows on and off Broadway, including national tours and out-of-town engagements. Anastasia (Original Broadway Cast) This show has a great cast, but it's a dud from a writing perspective. Despite...