Heroquest!

Rounding my visit to Matt’s off with an old school game of Heroquest. It’s… not quite as good as you remember it. But it improved with a bottle of wine. Something I didn’t have when I played it at ten years old. The wine, I suppose, replaces the childhood glee.

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King Parewick’s Folly

In the endless search for elegance some paragraphs, pages, and even chapters, are cut from a draft. Never was this more true than my current draft of The Keep Within. Here’s a bit that, tearfully, got the chop. I present it here instead. It gives a flavour of the TKW. “Larksdale reached his chamber and […]

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Pennyblade Eastercon Launch

The launch of Pennyblade went very well, thanks for asking. Nice turn out and all the wine drunk. Here’s a clip of me reading… Excerpt from the fabulous Pennyblade by @JLWORRAD at it’s @TitanBooks launch @reclamation2022 I’ve left you gagging for more… you are going to have to go buy the book and get your […]

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Fantasy And Vulgarity

Here’s a link to a post I wrote for Risingshadow.net in which I look at vulgarity, cursing and general lewdness in the fantasy genre. It’s an issue of interest to me given how Pennyblade has been received. It was also a lot of fun to write.

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