They won’t learn, will they Morris? You’re a Swamp Monster, not a Walump

Novel in progress: Working title ‘Of Marshes and Starlight’

A sequel to ‘The Captain‘ we follow on with Ashton’s adventures across the Aethermarinus as he once again must avoid getting into the clutches of the tyrant, Descada. That, however, is not his only trouble…

Voted one of the Judges’ Favourites on Ink and Insights 2017.

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There is a raven sitting upon the bell tower

Novel in progress: Working title ‘Arellian’

“There is a raven sitting upon the bell tower. A raven with a keen, unsettling gaze. A look focused, searching, and somehow mischievous and wise at the same time. But this raven sitting on the bell tower is not of the genus corvus, not a crow’s relative at all, but a man, or something near to a man at least – certainly within our vale that is the nearest thing to what he is.”

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‘A Marsh Walump!’

Completed Novel: The Captain, the Avaeste and the King

This adventure started for me as an experiment in semi-lyrical prose. But by the time I’d written 30 pages (in a spectacular two-day stint) I realised I loved the characters and story too much to let them go just yet.

What followed was an epic quest, (for me and for my new written-to-life friends), as we discovered how to traverse the Aethermarinus and remain intact. Continue reading “‘A Marsh Walump!’”