When I started writing The Key of Ornoss it became clear early on that much of the story was set in this amazing other world, Sanquous, the eternal plain. As the tale unfolded and Cal began her journey across this strange and wonderful land, I could picture the scenes and landscapes that she encountered. PickingContinue reading “Mapping Sanquous”
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Well, for better or for worse, almost two years to the day since I first put pen to paper, The Key of Ornoss is OUT! How do I feel about that? I can’t really decide. Part of me is pleased or even a little elated that I’ve come this far and crossed the finish line.Continue reading “Voila!”
It’s easy to dismiss stories, to think them unimportant, something for casual entertainment or idle amusement but it’s worth remembering, it wasn’t always so. Every time we stretched ourselves across the globe, explored new continents and visited far off lands we came across peoples, vastly different in culture and heritage to ourselves. In learning aboutContinue reading “Stories matter”
Okay, so who are you again?
I always had a sneaking suspicion that when writers were developing characters, they based them on people they know. I’m sure more than one friend or relative of a writer has scanned the pages of their latest work hoping or perhaps dreading to find themselves characterised in text. It was something of surprise to meContinue reading “Okay, so who are you again?”
When I started writing, back in 2019, I didn’t really know where it was leading and how it would turn out. There was no plan to write a book and every week I’d wonder if the ideas would dry up and it would be left unfinished, half a tale, soon to be forgotten. One notebookContinue reading “Counting down…”