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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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Indie April#4: Riftmaker

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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Artistic Indulgences…

You’ll have to forgive me, or perhaps not as the case may be, but I have been rather taciturn on the blog of late. There have been few posts about writing because I have been busy writing. Few posts on … Continue reading

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A Right Good Spannering…

For the last couple of weeks, I have feverously been writing a short story for a SciFi/ steampunk/ fantasy anthology been put together by Sixth Element Publishing I was asked to submit to.  Sixth Element is the home of C … Continue reading

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Valuing your craft… reprised…

How do you value the results of your craft? It’s one of those questions that’s always hard to answer, and harder to answer as a writer than, for example, as a carpenter. You might want to bear with me here for … Continue reading

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Steampunk and Alan Shaw…

Steampunk is a broad, and occasionally elusive, church. You can, in point of fact, stick a top hat on a story, liberally sprinkle around a few cog-wheels, the odd bit of clockwork, a corset or two and voila, you have … Continue reading

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Piano Player or Pianist…

Sam, he who was famously, but never actually, asked to ‘Play it again,‘ was the piano player in Rick’s bar in Casablanca. To my mind, that is whom he is, ‘The Piano Player’, he has never been ‘The Pianist’. That … Continue reading

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