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Harvey The Third…

One of the most exciting things I have been involved in over the last year and a bit has been Sixth Element Publishing the Harvey Duckman Presents anthology’s. From it’s inception (reputably over a few beers in a pub one … Continue reading

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Them That Ask No Questions…

Readers are seldom aware of just how much research can go into writing a novel. It’s a neat trick of smoke and mirrors most writers perform, in that the research gets hidden beyond plain sight, so the reader never see … Continue reading

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Book Lovers Day 2019

As I said last year,  normally hate overly twee things like this… But I make an exception when it comes to books. So on the off chance, anyone doesn’t have a book to love here are a few recommendations from … Continue reading

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The Tentacle Reviews…

In my hands there rests a thing of wonder, a thing of joy, a thing of imaginative splendour and chilling, spine-tingling, mind-bending weirdness… Actually, that’s a lie, it’s not in my hands, and it’s not an it, it’s a they… … Continue reading

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Awesome Stuff Update: Summer 19

An irregular collection of awesome stuff from my inboxes I get a lot of mail, facebook messages and twitterings full of awesome stuff, much to the disgruntlement of my postperson when I have stuff delivered I am sure. And what … Continue reading

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A Very English Apology…

No matter where they are in the world, an Englishman’s body language is always saying the same thing… ‘We’re so sorry we colonised your country in our imperial majesty, the empire was a terrible thing, glorious of course, so very, … Continue reading

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Smugglers of Sussex…

According to 19th century Sussex dialect slang, a bumblebee is a Dumbledore, don’t tell JK Rowling this… I’ve always found dialects, fascinating. Possibly because I hail from Gods own county, a place rich with a hundred dialects slowly been eroded … Continue reading

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