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Winterwood Interviews and Reviews

Winterwood (and Crossways) recent interviews and reviews 13th February Thanks to Sherwood Smith for the nice mention for Crossways in her article on Book View Cafe entitled ‘My Genre is Growing Up.’ 10th February Interview here at Civilian Reader. 8th … Continue reading

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Winterwood Cover Revealed at Fantasy Book Cafe

I’ll be putting the cover of Winterwood up here in a few days but in the meantime there’s an exclusive cover reveal at Fantasy Book Cafe.

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Re-reading my own book: Winterwood.

Having delivered Crossways, due for publication in August, I’ve stepped sideways straight into the edits for Winterwood, my third book – and a very different one from the first two space operas. Set in an alternate 1800 with magic, Winterwood … Continue reading

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Crossways – the Process

It’s page-proof time. The last opportunity to catch any typos and last minute (small) alterations in the text of Crossways before it’s sent to print. I have nearly two weeks to check 173,000 words of text. From the writer’s point … Continue reading

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Crossways Cover Reveal

I got the illustration for my new novel Crossways a few months ago, but until yesterday’s SF Signal featured it in their ‘Coming Soon’ section I hadn’t seen it complete with titles. So here it is. The cover illustration is … Continue reading

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Listen to Good Advice, but Trust Yourself

I’m a great advocate of writers’ critique groups, either face to face or online, but every person you show your writing to will have a different opinion: “You over-explain.” “I don’t understand X, could you unpack it a little more?” … Continue reading

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2014 – Looking Backwards and Forwards – 2015

Looking back to 2014 2014 is the year I achieved my ambition and officially became a novelist with the publication of Empire of Dust in November. I’m still slightly surprised – even though I’ve known since mid 2013 that it … Continue reading

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