Enchanted Kingdoms 20 Fairytales in one wildly addictive box set

Discover Enchanted Kingdoms where the fairytales you loved as a child have been twisted into wildly-addictive bewitching tales. I've joined over 23 fantastic authors to create 20 novels full of spell-binding magic can make your dreams come true in The Enchanted Kingdoms box set. It's only 99c, but none of us get a cent. We're …

Mr Goodfellow’s Vision – Quest Trailer Animation by Clem Winfield

Some time ago, I told a young friend that I'd love a wee trailer for Quest. thinking it would just be a little thing...but no, the Quest trailer animation is an impressive achievement by the animator. I'm really excited to be able to finally show everyone the results. 🙂 At the beginning of Quest the …

Why authors don’t write strong female leads boys and men want to read

I've been hearing it a bit lately. It's such a shame there's no modern fantasy and sci-fi out there with strong female leads that boys/men want to read. What they actually mean is that boys don't like reading romance. And it's total BS. Authors definitely write the stuff. I know, because I'm one of them. …

Love dark fiction and horror? Lee Murray’s “Grotesque Monster Stories” will have you on the edge of your seat

Sometimes there's nothing better than curling up to read a terrifying story in the safety of your own home. So I thought I'd delve into Lee Murray's dark fiction and horror anthology and re-read some of my favourites. BrutalHorrifyingGrotesque "Grotesque: Monster Stories is an outstanding collection from a fantastic author. Be on the lookout for …

Ursula K. Le Guin’s dangerous imagination

"The exercise of imagination is dangerous to those who profit from the way things are..." Ursula K. Le Guin― The Wave in the Mind: Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader and the Imagination (Amazon aff link) This is for you, the writers Ursula K. Le Guin called writers of the imagination, but also …