MCM London Comic Con this weekend

The title says it all really. This weekend I will be attending the MCM London Comic Con alongside some other fantastic fantasy and science fiction authors. The event is 3 days but my fellow authors and I will be appearing on panels and doing signings on Saturday and Sunday. After each panel there will beContinue reading “MCM London Comic Con this weekend”

And that’s a wrap

Just a short post to say the first draft of book 5,  (well book 2 in the new Age of Dread trilogy), is done. The first draft is raw, rough and it still needs a lot of work, but the main framework of the story is now done. I’ve had this story in my headContinue reading “And that’s a wrap”

Writing questions for April

This is going to be a short post with some questions that I’m hoping those of you who are following this blog, and anyone else who sees it, will respond to as it will give me a better idea of who is reading this, and also, why. I have a feeling that a lot ofContinue reading “Writing questions for April”

A review of 2016

This is going to be a best of the best post for me for 2016 covering TV and films.  Not the best ever. Not everything I’ve seen, or read or done, just some of the highlights. Books Book round up first. So this year book 2 (Bloodmage) and book 3 (Chaosmage) were published. And it’sContinue reading “A review of 2016”

November round up

A general update on what’s been going on for the last month or thereabouts. Starting with some book news. Book 4 The first draft of book 4 (currently untitled), the first book in the new Age of Dread trilogy, has been sent off to my publisher. Phew. I got it in a couple of weeksContinue reading “November round up”

Win an early signed copy of Chaosmage

I’ve received a few early copies of Chaosmage from my publisher, Orbit. It’s not officially published for a few weeks (Oct 12) so I’m going to run a simple competition. The winner will be chosen at random and I will sign and personalise a copy of Chaosmage and post it to you, anywhere in theContinue reading “Win an early signed copy of Chaosmage”

June Events

This June I’m off to a few events. On Tuesday 7th June, Joe Hill will be appearing at Waterstones in Birmingham, and I’m attending as a fan to hear about his latest book, The Fireman. It sounds really, really, really good, so I am looking forward to getting my hands on a copy of that. PlusContinue reading “June Events”

Bloodmage tour roundup

I’m back from my UK tour for Bloodmage, the second book in the Age of Darkness trilogy. The first stop was Sheffield, which was a lot of fun. Samuel, and the other staff at Waterstones Orchard Square, had arranged some coffee and nibbles and after rushing to get there, I was ready for a drinkContinue reading “Bloodmage tour roundup”

February worklog

I thought I would do a quick post about what I’m up to at the moment on various things. So, book 2, Bloodmage, is completely done and dusted. My publisher, Orbit books, has just sent me the latest version of the cover and I think it looks really good. So that is all set toContinue reading “February worklog”

Battlemage heads to France

In March this year Battlemage comes out in France from my French publisher, Bragelonne. It joins the ranks alongside versions from Orbit and Piper in Germany. Battlemage is currently available in the UK, USA and lots of other countries around the world in English, but very soon it will also be appearing on French shores.Continue reading “Battlemage heads to France”