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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Pennyblade Blog Tour, Days 2 and 3.

Welcome, welcome! The tour continues! Yesterday saw an interview and a review over at the wonderful Trans-Scribe! A really warm review, not to mention an in-depth interview I really loved answering. Spoke lots about Pennyblade’s worldbuilding and my process with that novel. I wrote a blog post- Fantasy And Vulgarity– over at Risingshadow. Pennyblade has […]

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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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