Magic Rings & Laser Beams Podcast Appearance

A little while back I spent an enjoyable hour chatting with Ben Sherman of the Magic Rings & Laser Beams’s podcast. We covered a number of subjects including Gotrek’s conversational skills, Illidan’s motivations and my long term alternative career as a gamer. If you’re interested in hearing my dulcet Scottish tones you can catch the conversation here. I make my entrance about the 19 minute mark.

A Dragon In The Palace Released

A Dragon In The Palace, the second book in my new Dragonbond series has just been released. It continues the adventures of boy wizard Raif and his pet dragon and is set in the same world as the Kormak saga. You can pick it up at your favourite ebook retailer right now. It is currently on sale at $2.99 or the local equivalent although the price will be rising in a week or so. Here’s the blurb: Not so long ago, the biggest problem in fifteen year old Raif’s life was finding lost goats. Now, apprenticed to a terrifying sorceress, Read more…

My Accidental Bestseller

About a week ago I noticed a spike in hits coming in to this website from my Amazon author page. Out of curiosity checked my KDP dashboard. There was a big spike in sales on A Dragon from the Desert on I checked on the book’s Amazon page and was astounded to discover it was at 97 on the Coming of Age charts. That does not sound like much but the book was hovering below one of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan books, and they have just had a massive HBO series. Over the next week, while ill with the flu, Read more…

Combat Phase Podcast

Just a quick update to mention I was interviewed on the Combat Phase Podcast about my involvement with Warhammer, Black Library, Tyrion and Teclis, Gotrek and Felix, the Horus Heresy and all manner of other good stuff. You kind find the full interview here. Thanks to Kenny Lull for having me on the show and putting up with the interference of the Powers of Chaos.

Carcosacon 2019

So that was Carcosacon and it was a lot of fun. A bunch of us drove up from Prague to Czocha Castle for a weekend of games, panels and live action roleplaying all dedicated to the Cthulhu mythos. We got there on Friday morning, checked in and were gaming by one o’ clock that afternoon in a library that looked like something from Dennis Wheatley complete with a secret doorway hidden in a bookcase that swung out to reveal a spiral staircase up to yet another gaming room. I thought there never was a better setting for a Call of Read more…