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Shadows and Foxfire

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

My latest tale of the samurai Hokage, “Shadows and Foxfire”, is now available on the Heroic Fantasy Quarterly website!

If you’ve read the other tales, don’t miss this one — my personal favorite, and a tale that answers a long-standing question you might well have had…

Check it out here:

Featured Artist on Midnight Syndicate!

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

I’m thrilled to announce that I am the current Featured Artist on the websites of Midnight Syndicate and Legions of the Night.   Check out the pages here:, and

If you aren’t familiar with Midnight Syndicate, you ought to be.  They create amazingly creepy and atmospheric music, and it’s no lie to say that I do some of my best writing with Midnight Syndicate to set the mood.

And I dare ya — yup, actually DARE — to read Windwalkers while listening to, say, Gates of Delirium or The 13th Hour.  If that doesn’t inspire a nightmare or two, you’re made of some pretty tough stuff.

Yours Truly to Appear at Gainesville’s “Swamp Con”!

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Very proud to announce that I will be appearing as a guest author at this year’s SWAMP CON right here in Gainesville, FL.

Swamp Con is a FREE con in its second year, and will be held at the Reitz Union on the campus of the University of Florida during the weekend of January 12 and 13.

You can see my smilin’ face and check out the other guest authors here:

There will be panels on everything from the work of Joss Whedon to gaming to historical fiction.  Should be great fun!


For more information, have a look here:


Hope to see you there!


Greetings, Skulkers, Lurkers and Wanderers!

Sunday, October 21st, 2012
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    At home with the tomes.

    Welcome to the homepage of R. Michael Burns, author of tales of horror, science fiction, and fantasy.  Here you can find links to my published works, as well as information about forthcoming publications.