I’m of a mind to do some short form stuff, and seeing as I haven’t updated this site for a while because I’m a trash bag carefully sculpted to look like a human, I should probably combine the two. So, I’m going to give you … Continue reading Let Me Pitch You… Fantastic Four
Well, it *has* been a while since I was last here, hasn't it? Well, I have a good reason for that, and here it is: COLD DAWN I wrote a sci-fi novel about people who live in giant cities that travel across a frozen planet. … Continue reading Cold Dawn now available!
Well, it's been a while hasn't it? I suspect that's because I've been writing another book, and now you can read it! The ebook is up on Amazon (here's a UK and a US link for you!) and the print version should be available sometime … Continue reading Ghosts on the Wind now available!
It's an ebook on Amazon, it's a print book, it's completely and 100% available however you like to read things! Go, go read it and tell me if you think it's any good! Tell other people. Tell your dentist. Go on, be lovely.
So, here we are then. After fiddling with the manuscript for far too long, getting the cover drawn up, sending it to agents three separate times, and writing a whole new book in the mean time, Lore and Order is finally ready for you to … Continue reading Lore and Order is up for Pre-Order
Everyone is getting very angry about spoilers right now, aren't they? If you've been near a social media website, I'm sure you've seen some people complaining about others spoiling the latest episode of Game of Thrones for them. If not, you will have seen the … Continue reading Let’s have a chat about spoilers
So things have been a bit quiet around here, and that's because I've been working on SNIDE. It's been a bit of a pain in the arse, and some of it has been like pulling teeth just trying to get words onto the page. Books … Continue reading Beta Readers, I need you (very soon)
Yeah, okay, let's do this one today. You get a lot more leeway when it comes to the motivation of a hero. It's a lot more justifiable to have heroes out doing good for the sake of good because, at its core, humanity is basically … Continue reading Basic writing tips: heroes
I was playing Titanfall last night, that heady bastion of drama that it is, and was talking with someone about how poor the attempt at a storyline is. It's your basic evil moustache twirling corporation of English and South Africans against the valiant rebellion of … Continue reading Basic writing tips: villains
I worked in an office once. For three weeks. It didn't last. The guy I worked for directly was cool and all, and even if the job itself wasn't really that fun it wasn't awful. It was the two hour commute that made it untenable. … Continue reading Being your own boss is awful/amazing and I hate/love it.