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Review: Prince of Wolves

I really enjoyed Dave Gross’ Master of Devils with its nod to Shaw Brother’s martial arts/wuxia movies of the 70s and 80s. The article in which I had read about Master of Devils also mentioned Prince of Wolves as a … Continue reading

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Review: River of Stars

One of my favourite fantasy authors is Guy Gavriel Kay. His works generally take historical periods and – to a greater or lesser degree – add magic. His worlds are not entirely second worlds, more like slightly altered historical Earth, … Continue reading

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Dispatches from South Korea

I’ve been in South Korea for just over a week, and have been honoured to have participated in my Korean family’s Lunar New Year (Sollal) celebration, which included the sacrifices to the ancestors (which was fruit and prepared food we … Continue reading

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Playing with Age and Gender in Daughter of Glory

In re-working my novel Daughter of Glory into something my daughter might be interested in reading, more than just the plot, some of the characters need to be altered. In the original, Mairwen is an adult, in her early twenties. … Continue reading

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Tweaking the Daughter of Glory

Having recently rediscovered one of my old novels, I’m starting to think that this may be exactly the vehicle for which I’m looking. The main character is a young woman and there is at least one other important female character. … Continue reading

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Forgotten Daughter of Glory

Earlier, I was writing about my concerns with writing a female protagonist. It was after I posted the article that I went and was looking through my old writings and found the folder with Daughter of Glory. Yup. I’d already … Continue reading

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Flooded Steampunk England

It’s late at night and I should be heading to bed, but I also need to get an article up. Sleep is for closers! I was playtesting the scenario building system I’m working on for Nefertiti Overdrive, and the scenario … Continue reading

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