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A cast of Several: Miss Maybe

For reasons… I’ve been playing around with character cameos for Instagram… Which admittedly is partly procrastination. As I am making them anyway, I’ve decided you, dear readers, may enjoy seeing them, with a little background on the characters featured. Today’s … Continue reading

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A cast of several: Henrietta ‘Spanners’ Clarkhurst

For reasons… I’ve been playing around with character cameos for Instagram… Which admittedly is partly procrastination. As I am making them anyway, I’ve decided you, dear readers, may enjoy seeing them, with a little background on the characters featured. Todays … Continue reading

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A look back at Indie April

Last month as you may be aware I threw the doors of the passing place wide open to a series of guest posts from indie writers of all kith and kin. The brief i gave them all was simple, write … Continue reading

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The Subjectivity of Humour

The problem with humour is it is subjective, occasionally some readers do not get a joke, because at the end of the day what one reader is amused by another may not be. My Hannibal Smyth books are somewhat satirical … Continue reading

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The devil made me do it…

Some would have you believe that audio books are the future… and to an extent they are right, at least for some people. Indeed one of the most common questions I get asked by a certain section of friends and … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO SINNEPORT

WELCOME TO SINNEPORT Indie April gust post By Nils Nisse Visser, and with a little help from his friends Not long ago I had a rather wordy guest blog on The Passing Place called ‘Creative Osmosis’. I listed a number of … Continue reading

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Maybe: A Victorian Steampunk Mystery

Maybe, for anyone unaware, was released a week ago on the ides of march and despite all the current problems the world is facing, it’s done remarkably well. Sadly, however, several of the events I was due to attend with … Continue reading

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And then two come at once…

It’s like buses… You wait around for ages for a book release then two come at once… catch you unawares and you have to do a little self promotion… In case you were unaware, the first of my A Ballad … Continue reading

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Maybe… Almost…

So, finally book 1 of A Ballad of Maybes is almost complete, and just the final editing and beta reading to go, I even have the blurb written for the back. So it’s time to reveal the final actual cover … Continue reading

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The good death cell guide

Hannibal Smyth has an unfortunate habit of ending up in one prison cell or another. Often, due to the whatever recent nefariousness he has undertaken, endured, or found himself wrapped up in, he tends to assume these prison cells are … Continue reading

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