Bret James Stewart

Novelist, poet, playwright, short story author, non-fiction writer, and game designer

photo by John D. Wright

Bret James Stewart's Welcome Video

Welcome to my official website.  I am an eclectic writer in many genres, thoroughly addicted to reading and writing since I was old enough to do either.  Whether you like fantasy, poetry, general fiction, regional and area non-fiction pertaining to hiking and other interests, or the careful non-fiction work of academic and scholarly writing, I probably have something for you.

I have an abiding love for games.  I design board games as well as role-playing game material.  I have been an avid fan of Dungeons and Dragons for around 30 years and, when I am not reading and writing, I am generally gaming.

My Latest Work

The Dragon's Lullaby

The elven illusionist, Shadowbender, and his sister, Oceana, and their mismatched allies have the only known copy of the magical spell that can prevent the dragons from awakening out of their millennial slumber.  They must race against time, dogged all the way by the Cult of the Wyrm dedicated to killing them, to find the birthplace of the creatures and use the spell before the dragons throw the world back into chaos.

See the book page for more information.

Available Now at the following:

Paperback Edition at Amazon

Kindle Edition at Amazon

My Writings

All my writings by genre


Academic  scholarly works about literature, history, and other topics


Hiking Trail Reviews  covering all the trails in DuPont State Forest, Gorges State Park, and the Pisgah Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest in Western North Carolina via my website,


Druidry  I am a Christian Druid.  This category differs from biblical writings in that it may include non-biblical material

Role-Playing Game

Dungeoneer Games  this is my own rpg company.  As you might imagine, I write a lot for it

Bloodstone Classic Fantasy Role-playing Game Review  containing a number of great reviews of modules by many different game companies


Short Stories  many different genres, but with a focus on fantasy, horror, and magical realism

Novels  longer works; includes novella-sized and larger books


Poetry  I am first and foremost a poet.  I have chapbooks and full length books


Humour  is typically incorporated into my other works, but stand-alone humour is here


Plays  in a variety of genres and styles  

Book Reviews

Book Reviews on Goodreads

My Books

My Books  Everything regardless of genre in order of publication

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