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The Warrior and the baby King


I haven’t written poetry since Primary School. Whilst I was in the car listening to Radio 4 (yes, I’m that old, and the R1 DJ are, to be honest, thick as shit) they were talking about ‘stuff’ and poetry came up. Then I got to thinking as I was driving and boom, the rather rhymey … Continue reading

Blaise Maximillian now available for pre-order!


Despite Amazon saying that it’s still awaiting approval, Blaise Maximillian: Bitter Defeat is now available for pre-order! All you have to do is go along to here, and order it! http://www.amazon.co.uk/Blaise-Maximillian-Bitter-Matthew-Sylvester-ebook/dp/B013V2M87G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1439489151&sr=8-1&keywords=blaise+maximillian

Awesome rejection – So near, yet so far!


Yes, you read that correctly, I’m happy to have had a rejection from a magazine that I highly respect and which has a stable of authors I’d love to be ranked amongst. They said that I could expect to wait 4-6 weeks for a reply. I waited less than a week and, instead of a pro-forma ‘No’, … Continue reading

Empire of Thorns – by Mark Lawrence – A review of the trilogy


I’m being a bit lazy here as I can’t be arsed to review each book individually, I’m too busy trying to write my own stories and get as a good as Mark ‘bastard writes too well’ Lawrence to do that. So I’ve decided that I shall review the whole lot in one go. Jorg, Jörg, … Continue reading

The Demon Knife – A poem by my eldest, aged 10.


After the adulation that she received for her last poem, my eldest seems to have got the bug and wrote this. Right now she’s very much ‘bang them out in a couple of minutes’ which, if they are all as good as this, is fine by me! It does have me thinking that maybe Alternative … Continue reading

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