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Half a War

Rejoice, for the UK edition of the third and (for the time being) final book in my Shattered Sea series, Half a War now has a cover and copy. Behold: Words are weapons Princess Skara has seen all she loved made blood and ashes. She is left with only words. But the right words can […]

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Half the World UK Cover

Yes indeed, SFX have revealed the UK hardback cover for Half the World… I said, “Half The World is the story of Thorn, a young woman determined to take a man’s place as a warrior, who finds herself on the crew of the deep-cunning Father Yarvi, undertaking a dangerous voyage up the unmapped rivers of the […]

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Half a French King

Apologies for the limited posting around here of late, it’s many years since I didn’t make at least one post a week on the site, but my nose is to the grindstone after all the events trying to get a decent second draft of Half a War together by year’s end, plus various finishing tasks for […]

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Half a King Book Trailer

So Harper Collins have put up their book trailer for Half a King, and I think it’s really rather excellent… I’m generally a wee bit ambivalent on Book Trailers – I think reach often exceeds grasp and you end up with slightly embarrassing live action efforts where a lot of resources have clearly been expended […]

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Rogues Published, Half a King Soon

GRRM and Gardner Dozois’ latest cross-genre mega-anthology ROGUES has published in the US today, featuring stories from GRRM himself, Gillian Flynn, Neil Gaiman, Connie Willis, Pat Rothfuss, Scott Lynch, Paul Cornell, Cherie Priest and little old me, among many others.  My contribution is a hefty 12,000 word novelette, as it goes, following an eventful night […]

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Half a King UK Cover

Ta-Dah!  Final hardcover will include all manner of wondrous textures, foils and finishes.  And now, of course, you are free to tell me just how much you love it… Should you desire to pre-order one, incidentally, you could do it via this page.  A considerable extract will be coming in the not too distant future…

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The Importance of Colour

Thought I’d show the development of another page from The First Law comic with a very different feel.  This time Jezal and Ardee out for a stroll around the Agriont, and encountering a statue of a certain Magus.  First pencils and inks from Andie Tong: And finally some amazing work from Pete Pantazis on the […]

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Lamb, Shy, and Essential Fantasy

Thought I’d post a few little things which came my way via twitter.  First off, a brilliant piece of what you might call done-for-the-joy-of-it Red Country art from British Comic Book Artist Gary Frank: It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted any reviews, as well, but there’s a particularly insightful (not to mention complimentary) […]

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The Blade Itself in Taiwan

Fantasy Foundation Publications are putting out The First Law in Taiwan: Always fascinating how different publishers with different markets choose to present the same book.  I believe this is the 26th translation deal for The Blade Itself, if you can credit that.  It’s rather wonderful to think of such diverse people thrilling, thrilling I say, to stuff […]

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