Review: ‘The Grey Bastards’ by Jonathan French

Live in the saddle. Die on the hog. High action, vulgar humour, and sexy half-orcs. That’s right, this book is funny and sexy. And, well… it actually makes slimes and gelatinous cubes cool too. Described as the fantasy version of ‘Sons of Anarchy’, ‘The Grey Bastards’ is the tale of Jackal (Jack) as a young … More Review: ‘The Grey Bastards’ by Jonathan French

The Sullen Feather

  After a long delay, I’m pleased to announce that a brand new short story set in the Legacy of Ash is now available!  This one is set in the imperial city of Tyrant, where rebels called the Hounds of Tyrant are fighting against the oppression of Prince Ternoryn Curassi.  The Hounds have been given … More The Sullen Feather

Booknest’s Fabulous Fantasy Fundraiser!

Here is something I’m thrilled to be a part of.  Peter of has put together a great raffle to raise money for Doctors Without Borders (aka Médecins Sans Frontières).  Every £1 (GBP) you donate gets you 1 ‘ticket’ in the raffle.  (Yes, that’s a £, but don’t worry the currency differences are handled through the site.) … More Booknest’s Fabulous Fantasy Fundraiser!

how the hell does someone write a whole book in a month?

As many others are doing, right now, probably right this very second, I have accepted the challenge of NaNoWriMo.  You know the one, the crazy writing exercise that a few hundred thousand writers take on every November?  Write one book, 50 000 words, in 30 days.  Well, for the last 2 years I’ve watched November come … More how the hell does someone write a whole book in a month?

Review: ‘The Vagrant’ by Peter Newman

It’s been a while since I’ve read anything as original (and yet still somehow familiar) as ‘The Vagrant’ by Peter Newman.  Set in a futuristic dystopia where unnatural, abstract demons prowl a broken landscape in search of…food?  No, not just food…living beings to inhabit and manipulate?  The seven angelic beings who are the last hope … More Review: ‘The Vagrant’ by Peter Newman