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Combat – Why I like writing about it so much


Combat. There’s nothing I like more – aside from coffee – than reading or writing about combat. I’m not talking about mental-based combat such as psionics or magic, I’m talking about the physical, the visceral, weapons-based and empty-handed combat. I’ve always enjoyed writing about such things, often to the consternation of my primary school teachers. … Continue reading

Warriors: Past to Present – A writer’s reference, and a writing challenge – Part 3 – Yorkist Man at Arms – Battle of Bosworth 1485


The amazing photographer, Thom Atkinson has recently published what he calls ‘Soldiers Inventories’ on his website. These photos are clearly a work of art and show a love for the subject that is sublime. Each piece is laid out as if it were part of a puzzle and every time I look at them, I spot something different, … Continue reading

I actually WROTE last night


I’ve set myself a daily 1000 word target. Every night so far I have hit or exceeded that, with the result that I’m ahead. The book that I’m writing will hopefully be a 75,000 word children’s novel and will tell the adventures of the airship Merry Sue and her crew – the one-eyed gnome bounty … Continue reading

Master Choi Jung Hwa – The Moral Crusade Has Begun – Part 3


The Moral Crusade has begun In the previous two articles Master Choi has spoken about his childhood, his relationship with his father and the art of Taekwondo. In this final part of the interview, Master Choi moves on to speak on society and the moral duty martial artists have. There’s no denying that society the … Continue reading

Facebook – Invite all of your friends to a page at the same time


A new friend I met in the world of writing  – Mr Jonathan Green – has decided to capitalise on the fact that he has written more Fighting Fantasy Books than any other mortal writer, and to celebrate 30 years of glorious murder, mayhem and mystery, by creating a kickstarter in order to fund a 30-year … Continue reading

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