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  Last week I would make a soundtrack for the Godless. I'm not sure why - but I did, and you'll have to suffer it. The Godless, if you haven't read it, has three points of view. For most of the book, each of the three main...

  When I started writing, long ago now, one of the first pieces of advice given to me was never to take rejection personally. It wasn't bad advice, but of course, I took it personally. I mean, how could I not? Someone had turned down a piece...

  Last week on facebook I posted a small excerpt from the Eternal Kingdom on it: ‘How long have you been a soldier?’ he asked. ‘A few months?’ Isaap offer a wry smile. ‘Just over a year, I guess. I was given a posting last spring. First Talon.’ ‘What...

  It appears that the Godless has picked up a nomination for a Morningstar in the David Gemmell Awards. The Morningstar is for best first fantasy novel, in case you're curious. The Gemmells are a big popular vote award, so, thank you for everyone who liked the Godless...

  Went and saw George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road last week. A film, really, that is deserving to see in a cinema. It's a big, beautiful spectacle. It has a few flaws, the primarily being what I consider a sin of plot, in which the characters...

  I finished edits on Leviathan's Blood last week and turned it in. The new release date, for those of you keeping up, with be February next year. There will likely be a few tweaks here and there, but as it stands, I think it's pretty cool....

  At the end of the Hugo debate - should there be an end - one thing will be true: and that is that speculative fiction will have failed in a truly spectacular way in regards to equality. As a genre, what has emerged in the wake...