Nov 2017

Cover Reveal: RAVENCRY

Book 2 of The Raven’s Mark is out summer 2018.

Here’s the amazing US cover from publisher Ace, part of Penguin-Random House. Personally I think that Ace have outdone themselves with a striking cover that both carries the recognisable themes that identify a fantasy book, but that offers something new to a bookshelf.

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Set the world on fire: How I bypass writer’s block

Writing advice time.

I was at the WriteIdea Festival in London last weekend and an audience member asked me and Tom Lloyd what to do when the dreaded writer’s block strikes. I figured that I’d share what works for me, and maybe if you occasionally slam into the creativity wall, it might work for you too.

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How to Approach & Talk to Authors: A handy guide

Guys, I don’t know if you know this, and there’s no easy way to say it, so I’m just going to say it clearly here:

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Writing Advice: First Chapter Checklist

This weekend I’m at Gollanczfest, where I’ve had the pleasure of meeting many writers who are either seeking publication, or have sent their work out to agents. It’s a great event, and I heartily recommend it. During one conversation with some authors-of-the-future we got chatting about the all important Chapter One.

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Blackwing wins Best Debut of 2017 in the Awards

Short but extremely sweet.

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