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FREE Guide on how to get published in martial arts magazines


Welcome to the free guide on how to get published in martial arts magazines. For three years, I wrote for Combat Magazine, Traditional Karate, Fighters and Taekwondo & Korean Martial Arts. Two of those years I was actually employed as Features Editor and Technical Consultant, writing over three hundred articles, interviews, profiles and news pieces. … Continue reading

Steampunk Photography at its best


Those of you that read this blog will know that no only do I write steampunk, but that I also took part in a steampunk photo shoot with Lou Abercrombie recently. Well, she has started to drip feed photos so I thought I would share a few with you.

FREE – Deaths’ Messengers – A sneak preview


The text below is taken from my first published short story,¬†Death’s Messengers, which is in the Grimm and Grimmer Volume Two¬†anthology by Fringe Works. Enjoy what you read, and buy the book! Death sidestepped, brushing the kick aside with the outside of his right arm, slashing outwards with his left hand at the giant’s exposed … Continue reading

FEEDBACK Required – Help me improve


I’ve just had another rejection for Shattered Lands: Torquemaster Rising. Unlike a lot of people, I take rejection well. Each rejection reduces the mile-long list of agents and publishers to whom I have yet to submit, and at the same time rises awareness of me. Yes they’ve rejected me this time, but there’s nothing to … Continue reading

Steampunk Modelling and Roman Baths


This weekend was glorious for a number of reasons. The first was the weather, it was bloody lovely and absolutely perfect for a trip to Bath with the family. I haven’t been to Bath for pleasure for a long, long time. In fact, the last time I went was with my parents and I remember … Continue reading

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