Articles / Guest Posts

‘Writing and Naming Fantasy Characters’ on the Barnes & Noble SF / Fantasy Blog.

‘Inspiration for Fantasy Authors’ on the Civilian Reader

‘How to Write an Effective Battle Scene’ on Book Country

‘David Gemmell and the Depiction of the Hero’ on the Orbit Website

‘The Influence of History on Epic Fantasy’ on Fantasy Book Critic

‘The Story Behind Blood Song’ on

‘Happy Being Sad – Four Great Books with Unhappy Endings’ on Barnes & Noble

‘Tower Lord – the Return of British Fantasy’s Rising Star.’ Orbit UK editor James Long explains the background to the UK publication of the Raven’s Shadow series on the Orbit Website

‘The Long Overnight’, or ‘How I Became a Published Author’ on (scroll down to the Extras bit)

‘Kicking over the Sandbox’, or ‘How I Wrote Tower Lord’ on (scroll down to the Extras bit)

‘We Will Make an Ending’ or ‘How I Wrote Queen of Fire‘ on Fantasy Book Critic

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