Category Archives: steampunk

King Solomon’s Mines, She, and the imperfect past…

I enjoy a lot of older fiction, fiction that has stood the test of time and still permeates the zeitgeist of modern literature as it’s influence is still felt in modern fiction. This should come as little surprise to anyone, … Continue reading

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Like a Bad Penny…

She crashed through the window into the chill of a Calcutta night and proceeded to plummet head first towards the cold flagstones of the courtyard thirty feet below. Behind her, a strange sound still filled the air. A scream of … Continue reading

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Covers and Tassels…

I don’t normally do WIP updates as such, and certainly not when I am still writing the first draft. But at the same time, I am not normally writing the second book of a series and doing so a week … Continue reading

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Not Ignoring Canada

Canada, it has become one of my current obsessions. This may seem an odd thing to suddenly develop an obsession about but there is a reason, which is to do with another obsession, one I wish I could avoid but … Continue reading

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Passing Place sale

To Celebrate the release of A Spider In The Eye, the Kindle edition of Passing Place is at the sale price of only 99p/99c this week Welcome to Esqwith’s the bar where reality is flexible and no one is ever … Continue reading

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Cover Story…

To cut a longish story short, I moved publishers for my back catalogue of paperbacks last year. Admittedly I also didn’t move them at all, because I used to publish them from CreateSpace (Amazons old paperback publishing arm) to KDP … Continue reading

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Hannibal the quotable…

I have been known to throw the odd quote here and there. Followers of my itinerant wittering on here will be aware of that I am sure. I am something of a collector of quotes by the great and the … Continue reading

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