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Blaise Maximillian is back in the top 100 on Amazon!


Yet again, my dystopian dieselpunk alternate history war & crime book, Blaise Maximillian: Bitter Defeat has entered the top 100 for two categories on Amazon, and I have to say that this makes me very pleased indeed! Being in the top 1000 for War and Military is also a blood good start. I just hope … Continue reading

Happiness is finishing the first draft of your book


It’s quite simple really. A number of the stories in my forthcoming book were written four or even five years ago as I trudged to, and back from, work. they were experiments to see how quickly I could write a story that could engage the reader, let them see a different world, and leave them … Continue reading

The Road to Asylum starts here


For those readers that don’t know, the Asylum is probably the biggest Steampunk gathering in the UK. For those readers that don’t know, Steampunk is set in a time that┬ánever existed. A time when Queen Victoria ruled and men and women explored the world, inner- and outer-space using technology that we find in our times, … Continue reading

The item of clothing-wear that every steampunk gentleman needs


Forget top hats, goggles and pith helmets. No truly sartorial man should ever wear shirts with buttons on the cuff, especially if he claims to be a steampunk. A true steampunk, or Victorian gent (God Bless Her), should wear shirts with double cuffs so that he can place upon them cufflinks that not only show … 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

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