Category Archives: pointless things of wonderfulness

The Hopeless Interview…

As an indie author, I try to be a bit of an advocate for indie novelists and indie creators in general. But while my reviews may entertain, and hopefully even point some of you in the direction of books which … 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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Indie April#7: Magpies of Misanthropy

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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Delving through notebooks…

I don’t do poetry… In a rush on the way out to the day job, I grabbed a random notebook form my pile of half-used notebooks, knowing I needed one for work. It wasn’t until I was sat at my … Continue reading

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To be brave is to fear…

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration ~ Frank Herbert That little quote from Dune is one of my favourites, and I have on occasion repeated to myself when I faced … Continue reading

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Quoting the horror…

Everyone likes a good horror movie, even if they say they don’t, and the best horror movies often start out as novels. Of course, they don’t always seem much like the novels when they are finished, and the novels are … Continue reading

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