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Five Empires: The unfortunate discovery of Amazon Serials, too late

This is annoying. Just yesterday, somebody tweeted about another Amazon format for authors wanting to publish through Kindle Direct. Somehow, through this I discovered that Kindle has set up a “Kindle Serials” thing. You can submit your serialised novel to … Continue reading

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Five Empires will be back in the new year

After giving it a lot of thought, I’ve decided to put off releasing the next episode of Five Empires until January. I’ve been working on a lot of big ideas, and thinking about how best to do the next few … Continue reading

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Five Empires: Rumours is out now

You can now get issue three of Five Empires, Rumours, for your Kindle. In the next few weeks, I’ll be releasing the first issues on Smashwords to hit the other ereaders out there (except Kobo because reasons). That’s just a … Continue reading

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Inspiration Stuff: Dark Sun

The other day, I checked the Amazon page for the first episode of Five Empires, and it had a five star review. I was stunned and excited and a little bit blown away. Every review makes a difference, but especially … Continue reading

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Five Empires: The day after Wasps

OK, here we go. It’s the day after releasing Wasps into the world. I had a plan for this blog, and it involved writing Wiki-type posts on some features and characters in the Five Empires universe. It might be a … Continue reading

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Five Empires: Wasps is now available (and Escape is free)

Here it is, the second part of this adventure into the Five Empires world. Ayla’s last test subject has narrowly escaped death and is out in the world, looking for adventure—and things to kill. Meanwhile, what’s going on with Lorasz? … Continue reading

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Five Empires: Being inspired by Hugh Howey and writing volume 2

I’m feeling hyper today. It might be the Pepsi Max and it might be it’s the first day for a while that hasn’t started with a dose of Sumatriptan. I’ve just sent Five Empires volume 2 to publish on Kindle. … Continue reading

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Inspiration Stuff: Exploring Kowloon Walled City

At the end of September, I’m releasing the second part of my urban fantasy serial, Five Empires. It’s a chance to create something new and interesting, and a way of playing with all the things that have been buzzing around … Continue reading

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Crazy idea: What happens to The Last Assassin next

I’ve managed to tear myself away from the Dungeons and Dragons character builder long enough to have a think about what I’d like to do with The Last Assassin next. As part of an experiment, I’ve added it to KDP … Continue reading

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