Author Archives: darrack1

Celephais: The Complete Lovecraft #19

Regular readers may have noticed there has been a bit of a lull in Lovecraftian posts for the last couple of months. Indeed the last of these was ‘The Tree‘ way back in early April. There are several reasons for … Continue reading

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‘Beyond Redemption’ and the bedside table…

I read a lot, as most writers do. Indeed it is more or less a prime requisite for the job. The great sage himself, Stephen King, says… “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above … Continue reading

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E-Book Giveaway…

As the title suggests I am giving away Ebook copies of my first novel ‘Cider Lane: Of Silences and Stars’ on Kindle this week.  (Follow the link to read more.) This is for one week only, or five days technically … Continue reading

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Strontium Dogs…

I grew up, back in the 80’s, reading 2000AD. Dredd, Rogue Trooper, Holo Jones, Bad Company, The A.B.C. Warriors, The VC’s, Nemesis the Warlock and all the rest informed my humour, my writing and my love of what sci-fi at its best can … Continue reading

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Selfish desires and taxation…

I am better off financially than a great many of my friends, I have a full-time job and earn more money than I need to live comfortably. If the Tories don’t win the election, I may have to pay a … Continue reading

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Further words of wisdom…

In keeping with the last post more wisdom from renown members of the craft. In this case famous writers on the subject of characters… If I am totally with any of them here, I would like to think it is with … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom#1

If you have read much of my blog in the past, or just follow me on facebook or twitter you will know I like a good quote or two about writing from established masters of the art. They are generally, … Continue reading

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