I’m saddened to hear of Russ Nicholson’s passing. Many of us grew up seeing his illustrations in the Fighting Fantasy books or issues of White Dwarf back when it was a cornucopia of diverse gaming lore. Nicholson leaves us work that lies somewhere between the faerie enchantments of Arthur Rackham and the monotone splendour of […]
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So, as part of Titan Books blog tour for The Keep Within I visited two more blogs and posted my thoughts on creating this dark fantasy novel. Follow the links, Pal. I reckon you’ll like ’em… Over on Stephani Michelle’s blog I talk about the historical elements that went into making The Keep Within’s Elizabethan […]
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Over on Civilian Reader’s site I do an annotated excerpt from my new book, The Keep Within. I loved the experience; it was a bit like doing a commentary track on a DVD. Go check it out and, while you do, check out other authors’ annotations too. It’s a neat idea for a feature.
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…and had a marvellous time. We covered a lot of ground and went off on a few tangents (as SFF writers tend to). It was a real honour to be invited.
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My office is also my living room, which is nice and light and airy when I’m working but hella echoey when I’m doing a YouTube Zoom interview. Today I’m experimenting to muffle all that. Seems to work. A bit anyway. I may or may not pop a blanket on top as a roof. But I’m […]
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…where I discuss how the local spooky lore of my home city influenced me book, The Keep Within. Oooooo…
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Those lovely people at Titan Books have arranged a blog tour for me and The Keep Within. I’ll be sure to link to a few of ‘em here.
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A mysterious package arrived and so I took it to the tavern room of Worrad Manor and opened it up. What a darling surprise! 😍
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