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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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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Book Signing In Brum!

I went along to Birmingham, UK, the other day- that birthplace of metal and the Venice Of The Midlands- to sign a load of copies of Pennyblade. I was invited by Forbidden Planet, that flagship of comic book stores, to come I and get busy with a pen. The staff were absolute darlings and professionals […]

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