robin hood

Amazon KDP “Wolf’s Head” Free giveaway results!

First, thanks to everyone who took advantage of my free promotion for Wolf’s Head over the past three days, and also everyone who shared it on Facebook, Twitter etc. It was really successful, with well over five thousand copies downloaded which pushed it to a stunning overall chart placing on Amazon.com of #29 and #61 […]

10 Things Robin Hood & his men would love/hate about modern society. A bit of fun!

I wrote this little blog post for Maria Grazia’s Fly High site, check it out. What would my characters like Robin Hood, Matilda, Tuck and Will Scarlet make of potatoes, social media, guns, guitars and mainstream media? Read it, and add your own ideas in the comments section! http://flyhigh-by-learnonline.blogspot.co.uk/2017/07/steven-mckay-10-things-will-scarlet.html      

Interview with Steven A. McKay: Robin Hood and Beyond – Terry Pratchett, AC/DC and Bellicus the warrior-druid

Brand new interview conducted by author Jenny Kane (Jennifer Ash) Tell us about your latest book. What excites you the most about it? This one is about a warrior-druid in post-Roman Britain and I am loving writing it. It was nice having readymade characters like Friar Tuck and Little John who I simply needed to flesh out […]

Amazon KDP now showing all-time “historical” sales in the dashboard!

Is it just me? I logged into my KDP dashboard last night and noticed a new feature – “historical” sales. This is something authors have been crying out for so it’s brilliant that Amazon have listened. It’s also great for me because I was able to count up my all-time sales from back in 2013 […]

A short guide to Robin Hood – pagan, Christian, nobleman, gangster?

Like King Arthur, Robin Hood seems to hold a special place in the hearts of all sorts of people. There’s something very romantic about a downtrodden normal man rising up and thumbing his nose at society’s corrupt rulers. Hundreds of years after the first stories of Robin were told, we can still identify with the […]