Is the novel mightier than the spear?

J.M. Aucoin . History, Misc., Movies/TV 3007 No Comments

We all know that, allegedly, the pen is mightier than the sword. But is a 650-page fantasy novel mightier than the spear, specifically a ghiavarina? Well the fine folks over at Orbit Books challenged author and reenactor Miles Cameron to find out.

Warning: People easily offended by the destruction and physical abuse of novels should probably not watch the following clip. Actually, you should, but have tissues at the ready.

Man. How many authors would be willing to poke a hole in their own book?

In related news: this is a pretty cool way of promoting your new fantasy novel. Will have to take note when I’m ready to promote the new book. Maybe I’ll try stabbing my novel with a rapier, or firing on it with a wheellock pistol. Hmmm…..

J.M. Aucoin

Author. Fencer. Sometimes actor. Full-time nerd. I write swashbucklers & historical adventure novels.

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