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 […]

Research…rocks! Druids, pagans, Christians, Romans, the lot!

Just thought I’d share some of the books I’ve been using to research my new series. I’ve not read all of them yet but I’m getting there, so no-one can say I don’t put in the hours researching my subject. The best thing is, these books, and this whole period, rock! I’m really enjoying learning […]