-AUSTRALIAN FANTASY BESTSELLER-
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Game Of Throne
game of thrones
george rr martin
May 1, 2015
Have you ever read a fantasy book and found the names of characters confusing?
Wondered if that world really needed so many consonants, and so few vowels? Has the character angered the God of Names or perhaps been hiding from an orc army when it came time to hand out th...
January 1, 2015
Australian Bookseller + Publisher says I write the best battle scenes since the late, great David Gemmell.
So how do you go about writing a bloody, brilliant battle scene?
Here's my top tips for getting the readers right into the guts of the fight. Literally.
October 7, 2014
I often get asked if I have any advice for budding authors who are trying to get their work ready for submission.
As sending in your book far too early is a crime that every author is guilty of, here's my top 10 tips for rewiring and editing.
1) Re-read until you...
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December 22, 2015
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March 17, 2015
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May 1, 2013
A quick chat about The Radiant Child
How to kill off a character - or how not to end your book with Harry Potter dead and Voldemort living with Hermione while keeping Ron as a gimp in the...
As sending in your book far too ear...
I was lucky enough to interview Joe Abercrombie for The Sunday Telegraph. The resultant, truncated story appeared in the Funday Telegraph pages, aimed...