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January 8, 2015

elfsaga_cover 900It has recently been brought to my attention that my new book Elf Saga: Doomsday contains lesbian characters.


It has also recently been brought to my attention that some readers get all squeamish and freaked out by lesbian characters.


So, to all my readers who are upset by the presence of the lesbian characters in Elf Saga: Doomsday, I’d like to take this opportunity to formally not-apologize. Get over it.


Here is a list of things that happen (or are described) in Elf Saga: Doomsday before it is...

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Published on January 08, 2015 16:09 • 12 views

December 30, 2014

A quick and easy offer, folks.


elfsaga_cover 900Step 1: Head to Amazon and get ELF SAGA: DOOMSDAY (Part One) for free.


Step 2: Read it, love it, and post a review on Amazon. (Reader Maddie just posted that it is a “great read. I can honestly say, I’ve got to read the next book. It’s so seriously funny at times. I couldn’t put this book down.”


Step 3: Then email me (josephrobertlewis @gmail.com) about your review, and I’ll send you the complete ELF SAGA: DOOMSDAY (all five parts!) for free.


That’s it!

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Published on December 30, 2014 06:00 • 4 views

December 22, 2014

Friends, readers, and random strangers, my newest book ELF SAGA: DOOMSDAY ishere! I’ve been working on this book for a long time and I’m thrilled to be sharing it with you today. What’s it about?


Five badass elves are going to save the world. These heroines were inspired by historical queens and warriors from France, Nigeria, India, Japan, and the Apache. This book is weird and funny and sexy, with wall-to-wall action set all over the world.Check it out:



A dragon apocalypse is about to destroy...

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Published on December 22, 2014 06:00 • 10 views

December 17, 2014

elfsaga_cover 900We are just days away from the big release of ELF SAGA, the funniest all-women, trope-slaying, fourth-wall bending, globe-spanning epic fantasy adventure you could ever ask for. It’s got huge dragons and vicious unicorns, annoying faeries and killer mermaids, and elves, so many elves! French elves, Aztec elves, Nigerian elves, Japaneseelves, and more!


And everyone who is on my mailing list will receive Part One: Blood of the Dragon for free on release day!


So hurry up and join my mailing list t...

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Published on December 17, 2014 20:06 • 1 view

November 20, 2014

All right, my close personal friends of Weblandia, you now have a chance to be the first to read my new book, avery exciting, very funny, slightly corny, epic fantasy adventure novel about five elf women on a quest to save their world from witches, mermaids, and dragons.


Here’s the blurb:


ELF SAGA: DOOMSDAY

Every hundred years a fresh horde of vicious dragons is unleashed upon the elven world of Vaenos, but this time five intrepid women are going to stop it. Or at least, they’re going to try rea...

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Published on November 20, 2014 11:00 • 14 views

November 18, 2014

Welcome to the fifth character spotlight for the upcoming ELF SAGA novel. The character of the week is the team’s elven hunter, loud mouth, and generalemployer, Lozen.


Lozen is the main character of the fifth and final arc of ELF SAGA, which is called “Knight of the Jaguar”. She was partly inspired by various heroes from Native American history, including the Apache warriors Lozen and Dahteste.


Lozen is the wildest, most mysterious, and most unpredictable member of the team. She appears on the...

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Published on November 18, 2014 07:00 • 6 views

November 11, 2014

Welcome to the fourth character spotlight for the upcoming ELF SAGA novel. The character of the week is the team’s elven shaman, Inari Tomoe.


Tomoe is the main character of the fourth arc of ELF SAGA, which is called “Tails of the Kitsune”. She was partly inspired by various heroes from Japanese history, including the female samurai Tomoe Gozen.



A note about names: In this obviously Japanese-inspired section, the surnames appear first and given names appear second. “Tomoe” is her given name, an...

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Published on November 11, 2014 18:12 • 9 views

November 4, 2014

Welcome to the third character spotlight for the upcoming ELF SAGA novel. The character of the week is the team’s elven mercenary, Niya Shakarna.


Niya is the main character of the third arc of ELF SAGA, which is called “Nightmare of the Faerie”. She was partly inspired by various heroes from Indian history, including the semi-mythic archer Karna and the legendary heroine Unniyarcha.



Niya is the tallest and strongest member of the team, hailing from a small impoverished village in a large, war-t...

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Published on November 04, 2014 06:00 • 3 views

October 28, 2014

Welcome to the second character spotlight for the upcoming ELF SAGA novel. The character of the week is the team’s elven scout and one-time pirate, Amina Zarinde.


Amina is the main character of the second arc of ELF SAGA, which is called “Curse of the Unicorn”. She was partly inspired by various heroes from West African history, including a Hausa (Nigerian) warrior queen by the same name.



Amina is the team’s super-cute girly-girl. She’s the same age as the rest of the heroes, but may act a bit...

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Published on October 28, 2014 06:00 • 12 views

October 21, 2014

Welcome to the first character spotlight for the upcoming ELF SAGA novel. The character of the week is the team’s elven knight, Syra Jenavelle Hyacinth Constance Rolantir.


Jenavelle is the main character of the first arc of ELF SAGA, which is called “Daughter of the Dragon”. She was partly inspired by various heroes from French history, including the semi-mythic knight Roland and the very real warrior Jeanne Hachette:



Jenavelle is the consummate professional warrior. Raised by a wealthy family...

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Published on October 21, 2014 06:00 • 10 views