This is just a very short post to let you know that Godblind has reached another milestone in its evolution. Yesterday, a fabulous Serbian artist by the name of Dejan Delic sent me a tweet attaching the image he'd created from the Godblind universe. I absolutely love it, and you can check out more of … Continue reading Godblind gets fan art!
A recent study reported in The Guardian paper found that reading science-fiction led to poorer recall and empathy with the characters among readers. Apparently, people who are already predisposed to dislike SF, would pay less attention to a story if it included trigger words such as 'airlock'. Well, yeah. They don't like SF, of course … Continue reading In defence of fantasy and science fiction
Phew! That has been an INTENSE six weeks, but the first major draft is now done and with agent and editor. A lot of plot and structural changes happened, the big reveal at the end became a big reveal at the start, with a DIFFERENT big reveal at the end, and in general it is a … Continue reading Darksoul edits are done! (for now)
I was lucky enough to be interviewed by Rob and Philip over at the excellent Grim Tidings podcast back in September. After, I suspect, much heavy editing to make me (or arguably all three of us) sound clever and comprehensible, you can now listen to it on their website, podbean or iTunes. Here's a handy … Continue reading The Grim Tidings Podcast interview
The Tattoeed Book Geek gives the low down on his favourite fantasy novels of 2017. And guess who’s on there? ME!
Thank you, ladies, and as always, if you don’t already follow them then hop on over and check out both blogs, they are fantastic. 🙂
This tag was created by Shanah from Bionic Book Worm. All of the graphics used belong to her. Huge thanks for this tag Shannah it’s awesome!
Blackwing (The Raven’s Mark Book One) by Ed McDonald
Blackwing is fantastic, hands down, it’s one of the best books of 2017. I’m not entirely sure why it felt fresh and new to me, it’s Mcdonald’s debut book so he’s a fresh new author!😂 But there was just something about it, the writing, the setting, everything really and while it contains staples of the genre somehow the book manages to feel…
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