The Daughters of Men by Carole McDonnell My rating: 5 of 5 stars I enjoyed this book very much and look forward to reading the sequel. It has a haunting quality that stayed with me after I finished, and I became attached to several of the main characters, who are complex and fascinating. The story […]
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Sequel Sale bundle from StoryOrigin, organised by E. Darkwood, author of the G.A.M.E.Z. Duology, featuring all genres: Thriller, Romance, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Suspense, Horror – and so much more! Let’s celebrate the next instalment with a discount…
Books on the Hill are launching their new Fantasy and Sci-Fi online shop on 15th July 2017 at Edge-Lit 6 in Derby. I am honoured to have been invited to take part in their campaign to celebrate the launch! Coming soon: http://www.fantasyscifibooks.co.uk Books are my bag! With many thanks to Alistair Sims and the Books […]
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 […]
Review: Kristin Dearborn first came to my attention earlier this year with the DarkFuse release, Woman In White. I liked that one well enough, but noted in my review that, “I could have gone for some deeper character explorations…and I could have used way more of the supernatural aspect.” Apparently, Stolen Away was the Dearborn […] […]
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 […]
“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.”
Yep. Today I finished the first draft. Now I just have to edit it! The current word count is 180,000 plus, so I am going to have to shed a lot of pounds (as it were). I’m currently feeling slightly traumatised, because what do I do now? Of course, there’s loads to do: some beta-reading […]
Winterbloom is coming along nicely, and I have now passed the 125,000 word mark, despite some rather fierce inflight editing.
Our heroes (?) have now made it to Earth and are about to cause a modest amount of havoc in 1920’s Bath. I’m having to bone up on such luminaries as Dr Dee, John Wood the Elder, and William Beckford.
As compiled by Cora Buhlert: her weekly round-up of links progressive, entertaining and above all Speculative Fiction related: And here is our weekly round-up of interesting links about speculative fiction from around the web, this week with commentary on Marvel’s Ant-Man as well as your regular dose of Hugo discussion and yet more reports from San Diego […]