So, after a long time of having my details lots in spam filters and not being able to enter bank details properly, I can now announce that The Zemlya Conspiracy is now available on Kobo Books: https://www.kobo.com/jp/en/ebook/the-zemlya-conspiracy So I hope that helps those of you that don't have a Kindle! I'll return … Continue reading The Zemlya Conspiracy now on Kobo Books
Have you ever heard of Beginner's Luck? Of course you have. Even before you even step into a casino or try your luck at a poker night, the "Beginner's Luck" trope has been firmly planted in your mind through generations of influences, from movies through to friends that tell you about it being a "sure … Continue reading Why are artists so emo?
I'm not sure if I've used this analogy before, but when I was given the offer to move to Tokyo and take over the Asian division of my company, I likened it to standing on a hill, overlooking fields. You know that you have to build a city there, but no-one is going to tell … Continue reading Looking over fields
US Amazon (Paperback also available here) Kobo Books Zemlya is an isolated city, surrounded by an impassable tundra. The city is protected from the elements by a giant wall, and defended by cybernetically enhanced soldiers that make sure that no-one leaves the city. Many have tried but none survive. Kate is one of these agents, and … Continue reading The Zemlya Conspiracy – (A novel by Cpl Crud)
So, a few days ago my (professional) editor got back to me. I sat on the email for about an hour before I had the courage to even open it up. You know that feeling when you get a reply from someone you have a crush on? When your insides are flipping over because you … Continue reading Letters from the Editor…
So, I'm writing this on a cold spring night in 2016. The kids are asleep and the wife is out with friends, so for the first time in a few weeks I've managed to don the Grados and rock out a little bit. I've always had BGM in my life. From the early days of … Continue reading Arctic Gale – Soundtrack edition
I think I have contracted Aura's professionalism. I've made an agreement with a professional editor and I'll be going through that process soon. But I thought that I should do one more read-through before I hit send, and that has meant that I am again finding bits that I'd like to change... which makes … Continue reading For Blog’s Sake