Monthly Archives: December 2013

Songs of Joy (Carmina lætitiæ, for the Latin geeks)

And so, as this festive season draws to an end, I finally get round to talking about Gaudete. It wasn’t even my first choice for a Christmas story this year. I’d planned to write something about steam trains, which would need … Continue reading

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Happy Boxing Day (have a last little gift from me)

I hope everyone is having a wonderful week and is enjoying time with their loved ones. Christmas is only just getting started here. After a nice quiet day with my parents and grandma yesterday, we’re off to see the other … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, all

I hope you are all having a wonderful winter holiday and enjoying the rewards of the season. Here is one of my favourite Christmas poems, written by Thomas Hardy and first published in The Times on Christmas Eve 1915.   The … Continue reading

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Reawakening Cover Reveal, nominations for Ys, and winter sunshine over the North Downs (this post is multitasking and IMAGE-HEAVY)

So, it’s been a busy December, and I’ve not been very good at blogging about it all. Firstly, I can finally reveal the gorgeous cover art and release date for Reawakening, my first full-length fantasy novel, which will be released … Continue reading

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Christmas Starts Today…

It’s December (seriously, where did the year go?) which means that suddenly my mind is turning towards all things festive. Nanowrimo is done, as of lunchtime yesterday, and today my Christmas release is out. This one is part of the … Continue reading

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