I’ve uploaded a new version of Heavy Ice to the Kindle Store to fix some spelling errors and a couple of instances of a character’s name being wrong. Changes to the .epub version to follow shortly.
Read More Minor changes to Heavy Ice in .mobi
Spoilers for Heavy Ice below, in case you haven’t read it:
Read More Empressive!
from the Requite character’s reaction to it! 1) “I would very much like to run some tests on that old top hat they found.” – Tzenni Boccamera 2) “Even I know that it’s foolish to put your baby in anything a vrykol customarily eats out of.” – Ligeia Boccamera 3) *approval of depicted weather conditions* […]
Read More Guess the carol or Christmas song
I assume quite a few of my readers are familiar with the Dungeons and Dragons alignment system. If not, it basically pigeonholes characters on two moral axes: good versus evil and law versus chaos. There are some odd wrinkles – there’s an ongoing argument, for example, about whether Chaotic Neutral can be a character with […]
Read More Mostly for gamers
A long Heavy Ice out-take here, and a shorter one under the cut. Merry Christmas!
Read More Merry Christmas!
This year, due to house moving, there won’t be an original story up on the site for December 25th. There will, however, be a deleted scene from Heavy Ice. (Yes, amazingly, the book could have been even longer!). In the meantime, here’s another short out-take, which got replaced by the scene where Raj met Dante.
Read More Seasonal heads-up
Today my fourth book is officially launched. The paperbacks have arrived at Amazon, the last couple of last-minute spelling and grammar flubs have been corrected (though I bet there are at least a couple more hiding in there, and I apologise for that) and it’s ready to face the world. Many, many thanks are due […]
Read More December 1st Is Heavy Ice Day
Ways in which I actually have described this book to people: “It’s about a loud redhead with glasses and a big backside who swears a lot.” (Friend, dryly: “So, nothing like you, then?”) “Also a lot of people in the background are deconstructing the concept of the Divine Right Of Kings.” “If this book was […]
Read More Out-Take Friday, 4
Okay! So, I have been planning to launch Heavy Ice on the 1st of December. However, I haven’t been able to find a button on either Lulu or Amazon that says ‘make this book available on this date’, and it takes longer for the paperbacks to get listed on Amazon than it does for the […]
Read More In which it’s not so much of a launch, more a confused hovercraft
An actual out-take this time, from the early chapters of Heavy Ice.
Read More Out-Take Friday, 3