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!