Children of the Shaman cover reveal

Here is the new cover art for Children of the Shaman, to be reissued later this year by Kristell Ink, an imprint of Grimbold Books.

Grimbold does Patreon

Not long ago, I mentioned I had signed up with Kristell Ink, an imprint of Grimbold Books. Grimbold has just launched an exciting new campaign on Patreon, offering exclusive benefits to subscribers. What is Patreon? "the world's largest crowdfunding site for artists and creators" For just $2 a month or more, you will obtain access… Continue reading Grimbold does Patreon

Updates to my web-site

You may have noticed that I've changed the appearance of both my blogs, this one and the other one that lives at Living in the Maniototo. This is because Kristell Ink will be publishing my fourth novel, Winterbloom, and republishing my first three books: Children of the Shaman, The Glass Mountain, and Malarat. As a… Continue reading Updates to my web-site

Review of Spark and Carousel by Joanne Hall

  This is the first in an occasional review series that I'll be posting on this blog. A shorter version of this review has appeared on Goodreads and my other blog, Living in the Maniototo. I really enjoyed this book. It's very different to a lot of fantasy I've read, and refreshingly so. It has… Continue reading Review of Spark and Carousel by Joanne Hall

Tunguska

Is the site of a famous asteroid/meteorite airburst, though some people think it was aUFO crash. The local people attributed it to shamans fighting. And there's an X Files episode with the same name. It is now the working title of my next book, which probably won't be called that because Tunguska is a real… Continue reading Tunguska

Seen and Not Heard: Joanne Hall

Seen and Not Heard: Joanne Hall on Nobody Knew She Was There This week's guest on Nobody Knew She was There, hosted by Fantasy writer Sarah Ash, is Joanne Hall, writer and editor. Here's a taster: Little girls, it’s said, should be seen and not heard. I confess, I’ve been looking back through this awesome… Continue reading Seen and Not Heard: Joanne Hall

Guest Blog for Nobody Knew She Was There by Freda Warrington. – Sarah Ash – Fantasy Author

Nobody Knew She Was There… This week's contributor on Sarah Ash's new guest blog is Freda Warrington, writing on "The Le Guin Equation". Funny and passionately argued. There’s been much discussion lately about the visibility, or should that be the invisibility, of women writers within the SFF genre. Well, with millions of titles now on… Continue reading Guest Blog for Nobody Knew She Was There by Freda Warrington. – Sarah Ash – Fantasy Author

Jan Edwards on Nobody Knew She Was There – Sarah Ash – Fantasy Author

And today on Sarah Ash's occasional blog, author and editor Jan Edwards on the joys (and pitfalls) of writing Fantasy today. Nobody Knew She Was There... I’m delighted to welcome author and editor Jan Edwards this week to the Guest Blog. I am Jan Edwards and I write Fantasy fiction. It is true that I… Continue reading Jan Edwards on Nobody Knew She Was There – Sarah Ash – Fantasy Author

Nobody Knew She Was There…a new blog

"Female Fantasy and Science Fiction writers share their thoughts on the state of the SFF genre today…and what’s most important to them when they pick up their pens."