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Warriors: Past to Present – A writer’s reference, and a writing challenge – Part 4 – Trained Band Caliverman, Tilbury 1588


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

Getting published – think you’ve got what it takes?


Getting published is, for the vast majority of authors, the name of the game. They want to share their worlds, the people they’ve created and the trials and tribulations that make the book something they’re proud of. It doesn’t matter what genre they write for, it all boils down to doing something that they love, … Continue reading

Writing for the Black Library – Think you’ve got what it takes?


Writing for the Black Library is a dream for many fans of the Games Workshop universes set in Warhammer Fantasy and Warhammer 40k. Its fans are legion and dedicated, and the universes are packed with ideas that have people salivating as they line up to buy the next Sarah Cawkwell, David Guymer or Dan Abnett book. Some … Continue reading

He claims his Amazon best-seller made NOTHING


Spoiler warning. This is a bit of a snark, a rant even. Nothing on the level of a Chuck Wendig rant, but a good one for me. There is an author who says that his Amazon best seller made him nothing. You can find it here. I have a few issues with this, which I shall … Continue reading

I must bee an reel orthor, I haz beetah reedahs!


That’s right, I finally have some people willing to look at my writing and give genuine, constructive feedback. And none of them are my mum or my wife! Bonus! Seriously though. It’s actually quite hard for someone such as myself – a number of short stories published, but no novel or mainstream hugs acceptance – … Continue reading

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