2019 Events

It’s almost Christmas but I’ve already been busy planning a number events for 2019. The first I will be taking part in is a new one for me, the Wolverhampton Literature Festival. It runs from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd February at a number of  different venues around the city. The full PDF programme ofContinue reading “2019 Events”

Other Worlds Event – Sat 6th October

Just a quick post to serve as a reminder that next Saturday, 6th October in Nottingham, I will be taking part in the Other Worlds event at the Nottingham Writers’ Studio. This is a full day of panels and workshops. The schedule and more information about the event is available on the website here, asContinue reading “Other Worlds Event – Sat 6th October”

Mageborn competition winners

Just a quick post to say I’ve chosen 5 names at random and the following people have won a signed copy of Mageborn!!!! 1) Cyberdechu 2) Lauren Maharaj 3) kaladanuk 4) theamazingmrg 5) psoans Please email me your full name and postal address to receive your copy to stephenaryan56 [at] gmail.com    

Magefall publication event

To celebrate the publication of Magefall, book 2 in the Age of Dread trilogy, I will be taking part in an event at Forbidden Planet in Birmingham. This will be on Wednesday 5th September from 5-6pm. I will be there with Anna Stephens and GX Todd and we might do a bit of a talkContinue reading “Magefall publication event”

That’s a wrap….for now

The first draft of Mage3 (currently untitled), the third book in the Age of Dread trilogy, has now gone off to my editors at Orbit. So that’s it, I’m done….for the time being at least. In a few months’ time the next round of hard work will begin with edits and so on, but forContinue reading “That’s a wrap….for now”

Crash Landing – New Podcast

As you may be aware, maybe not, as well as writing novels and comics, I am also a podcaster. Grouchy Old Geeks I‘ve been podcasting 11 years this July with my co-host Scott Grandison. It started out as Comic Book Outsiders but then morphed into Grouchy Old Geeks (as we both drift closer to middleContinue reading “Crash Landing – New Podcast”

Birthday Book Giveaway

My birthday is this month so I’m doing a book giveaway competition where you can win signed books. All you need to do is post a review of one of my books on Amazon UK or Amazon USA, between March 1st and March 31st and send me proof (a screenshot will do) via email (stephenaryan56[at]gmail.com)Continue reading “Birthday Book Giveaway”

Beer and Fantasy Books

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, or even a short time, you’ll know I like beer. More specifically real ale or craft beer as it is called in America, small batches of beer produced by independent or small breweries. I was lucky enough to be able to create my own special beerContinue reading “Beer and Fantasy Books”

The Year Ahead

A new year and already I’ve got a number of plans, events and books plotted out for the coming 12 months. It looks as if it is going to be a busy one. Books In less than a month in February, Of Gods and Men is published, a digital and audio novella. It will notContinue reading “The Year Ahead”

What happened at MCM

Last weekend was the super busy London MCM Comic Con. For those who’ve never been it’s a massive event at the Excel Centre in London with tens and tens of thousands of people in attendance. I’m always amazed at how many people attend and again it was slightly overwhelming to walk through the vast crowds,Continue reading “What happened at MCM”