Monthly Archives: December 2015

A Real Pest House, a Castle and the Canal in Winter

First a little reminder that I have a newsletter, and it’s going out later today! In case you missed it, I’ve also been talking about fantasy and sequels over at The Novel Approach. I’ve also been hard at work revising … Continue reading

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Meet the Resistance: Nuray

And here is the last of my introductions to the cast of Resistance. After the more intense introductions, this one is all about booze and fire 🙂 The book is out tomorrow, and I’ve got a busy day. I’ll be … Continue reading

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Meet the Resistance: Durul

And here is another of the main cast of Resistance. Keen-eyed readers of Reawakening will have met him very briefly before. He’s just a simple army surgeon (or so he keeps failing to convince people)… Summer 1021, Esra Valley, Western Tiallat (three … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets (26th December)

Happy Boxing Day, everyone. I’m between Christmasses two and three (Christmas Day with my parents and brother, today visiting all the grandparents, and my sister and small nephews on Monday). Handily enough, my quiet day coincides with a Rainbow Snippets … Continue reading

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All the joys of the season to you all :)

Merry Christmas to all of you who celebrate and happy holidays to everyone, however you are marking the turning of the year. Here is my favourite Christmas poem. I’m not religious, but this one resonates for me, because it’s about … Continue reading

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The Ghosts of Old Roads

So, for a change of pace, let me take a break from talking about Resistance (which is out next Tuesday–did I mention that? Did I mention it enough? Tuesday! Meep) and instead tell you of murder most foul, of vanishing roads … Continue reading

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Meet the resistance: Raif

Those of you who have read Reawakening will have met this family before. By the start of that book, young Raif is a fully fledged freedom fighter, but I wanted to show how he reached that point and how his … Continue reading

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