Review: Spirits of Vengeance by Rob J Hayes

The doyen of indie fantasy delivers with this sharp novel, written in prose that cuts like a katana through the mind’s eye. The wandering swordsman Haruto travels through a frozen frontier, using his supernatural gifts to cleanse the land of… Continue Reading

Am I Still Running In SPFBO7?

The seventh edition of the Self Published Fantasy Blog Off is under way. This is a contest for indie published fantasy novels that are the first in a series or are stand-alones. 300 novels have been entered in this contest… Continue Reading

This Is Why You Hire An Artist Part Two

Another reminder to authors that artwork is best left to artists. If there was one skill that I would love to download into my brain, Matrix-style, it would be the ability to create digital art to use for my book… Continue Reading

An Interview With Steve and Raul

A couple of weeks ago I sat down with a pair of booktubers to have a chat about Red Harvest Moon. Steve from ‘Steve Talks About Books’, Raul from ‘Raul Reads’ and I chewed the fat about a host of… Continue Reading

Steve Talks About My Book And Stuff

Thanks to Steve for taking the time to review Red Harvest Moon on his booktube channel! I look forward to chatting with Steve and Raul from Raul Reads very soon.

The Early Reviews Are In

It’s impossible to know how people will receive your fiction. It took me almost three years to finish Red Harvest Moon, and all I could really do as I was writing was hope that when it was published it would… Continue Reading

Announcing the release date for ‘Red Harvest Moon’

Red Harvest Moon will be launched on the 19th of March, 2021. This is the novel I’ve always wanted to write. A novel is a synthesis of an author’s influences and their own creativity. I’ve always been a fan of… Continue Reading

Wandering Knife Update: Novel Cover Art Reveal

Red Harvest Moon, the first novel in the Wandering Knife series, is almost completed! After two years of writing, I’m ready to send my first full-length epic fantasy novel forth into the world. I’ve been sitting on the cover art… Continue Reading

Wandering Knife Update: This Is Why You Hire An Artist Part One

For any writer out there wondering whether or not to hire an artist for their cover design, I present exhibits A and B. This is my sketch of the cover of Bane of Wolves side by side with the final artwork,… Continue Reading

Researching Violence: Joe Abercrombie answers my question

I find it curious that peaceful people such as myself, who view violence as something that humans should evolve beyond as soon as possible, still love to read books and watch films that drip with the stuff. If I ever… Continue Reading