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My Rewrite of Another Author’s 1st Chapter

The trees around me sway as their branches catch in the breeze. Four fat rabbits rest in my hunting sack, its bottom soaked with their blood. As scrounging for food went, it was a successful outing. We wouldn’t go hungry … Continue reading

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Steady…

“General, they’re charging up the hill. Should we shoot?” “Steady…” “General, they’re well within firing range.” “Steady…” “General, they’re on our toes, sir!” “Steady!” “General, we’re being overru—ah!” “Steady…” “Necromancer, your army has been slaughtered. Surrender or we will claim … Continue reading

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My fantasy short, A Beginner’s Guide to Summoning, has just been published. A partial reading was done by Rob Edwards on his podcast. And you can get the full story here: Amazon: https://amzn.to/2wcYCU7 Or free on KU: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Beginners-Guide-Summo…/…/B07CV3CT1X Praise for A Beginner’s Guide to … Continue reading

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[Announcement] Audiobook for Gods of the Mountain?

A sample of the Gods of the Mountain audiobook has been released free on youtube to see if it has the potential in the market for doing the whole book. To improve the chances of getting a reading of the … Continue reading

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Something I got in the mail today.

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Chapter 6: A bit of action doesn’t make up for the last 5 Chapters being mostly exposition

Sol trembled in fear for just a moment before his instincts kicked in. He ran on the dirt track, making his way to the three-storied orphan’s residence on the second floor. Before he could even get to the stairs, a … Continue reading

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Chapter 5: Introducing your main character in Chapter 5 might be a bit too late

The painting does resemble her a little, but there’s something missing. Heron Soloman, or Honest Sol as the orphans called him, was no painter. He had failed to capture how the light caught her copper hair, which used to turn … Continue reading

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