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Dilemma – Help needed!


I’m going to be working on a couple of proposals for http://www.abaddonbooks.com/ @abbadonbooks. They have an open window from Midnight 31st August through to September. My dilemma is – do I propose the world of Blaise Maximillian – or use one that has been in the back of my head for a while? The reason I’m asking … Continue reading

Blaise Maximillian – Jam Roly Poly, Custard and Lead. Spiffing.


Blaise pushed himself away from the table in order to give his stomach some extra room. Happily full of horse steak, baked potato and red wine, he was relishing the thought of the jam roly poly and custard to come. “Damned fine meal sir, thank you.” Thatcher looked just as pleased with the meal they’d … Continue reading

Self-publishing should not equal dross


I read a lot. IBS means that I can get through a fair number of books. Recently I bought a Kindle, as I was running out of space for my ‘real’books, and hated having to throw them out. Being a bit of a tight-wad, I immediately went to the free section on Amazon and downloaded … Continue reading

iPod Short – Blaise Maximillian & the Black Marketeer


Being hit hurts. That’s the whole point of hitting you hit someone to hurt them and stop them hurting you back. There are a number of things that you can do when being hit in the face. The first is to give in to the pain. Being hit hurts, even the biggest and toughest of … Continue reading

iPod short – Blaise Maximillian and the trench


Trench warfare is one of the dirtiest forms there are. First off, you have men living in what are basically open holes or buried holes in the ground. Add water to that mix and the men are constantly having to put up with mud. If you add shit and piss from latrines, and men who … Continue reading

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