Category Archives: Passing Place

Gormenghast on the river Anhk…

One of my favourite series of books, written it is no coincidence by the late great Terry Pratchett, are the Discworld novels, in particular, the novels that centre around perhaps his greatest creation, the city of Anhk-Morpork. Not least this … Continue reading

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The return of Harvey Duckman…

Harvey Duckman presents Volume 2 is the second in a series of collected works of suspense and mystery in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror and steampunkery, called, oddly enough Harvey Duckman Presents… This anthology features work by exciting … Continue reading

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Quotable Steam…

The reason steampunk attracts people is that it is premised on a technology which is visible and pleasing to the naked eye, and whose moving parts are comprehensible on a human scale ~ Nick Harkerway As I have not done … Continue reading

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The page count dichotomy…

In the past, I’ve written a fair few mini guides for indie writers looking to self publish. One way to sum up these posts would be to call them ‘the list of things I have done wrong then had to … Continue reading

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Tassels, Squids, Duckman, and Maybe, Something Red…

Theoretically, at least, one of the main reasons this blog exists is so I can keep in contact with my readers and give them updates on what is coming down the pipe, so to speak. That is it was one … Continue reading

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Indie April #9: A multiplicity of worlds

It’s Indie April, a celebration of all things Indie, be it novels, movies, music or art. The idea being to encourage interaction between indie creatives, and that most elusive of beasties the wider audience, and it is a time to … Continue reading

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FREE novella

I’m giving away my novella/mini-anthology A Scar of Avarice this week on kindle So if you like satirical steampunk, alternative histories, sci-fi, horror or just a damn fine read, grab a FREE copy while you can before it goes back … Continue reading

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