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Winterbloom!

I’m delighted to announce that Winterbloom, the fourth book in the Shaman series, will be published by Kristell Ink on February 28th 2019.

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Skoryk, Parajanov and the Carpathian connection

A lot of authors have a soundtrack for their work. Often it’s the music they were listening to when they were writing a particular passage. Recently, I contributed to a thread in a Facebook group where writers were sharing what they listened to when writing, and what might also be the soundtrack to their novels. […]

The Black Pilgrimage to Chorazin

This blog is indebted to an article called The Black Pilgrimage by Rosemary Pardoe and Jane Nicholls, originally published in Ghosts & Scholars 26 and available to read online here. I’ve always been a great fan of the ghost story writer Montague Rhodes James,Ā  known as M.R. James, who was Provost of King’s College Cambridge […]

Not Nanowrimo…

We are on course for the new edition of Children of the Shaman to come out with Kristell Ink in January 2017. It’s going to have illustrations, about which I’m incredibly excited. It’sĀ  like all my dreams coming true at once! The artwork, which includes a map, is by the talented Evelinn Enoksen, and I’m […]

Winterbloom – new extract

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.

More Winterbloom

Winterbloom is now up to 102,522 words long. I am hoping to finish the first draft by the beginning of September, unless I get distracted. And as any writer knows, there are plenty of distractions. I also know it’s going to need some heavy editing when it’s done. So all the extracts I share are […]