Here's a fun new interview with some cool questions. Please take a look: https://historicalfictionreader.blogspot.com/2020/05/authorinterview-historical-fiction.html As a writer, what attracted you to historical fiction? I think it’s all the heroic or inspiring deeds and people we imagine populating our past – men and women like Odysseus, King Arthur, Jane Eyre, Anne S. Cuthbert, and so on.... Continue Reading →
Tell us something unexpected you discovered during your research Well, the very day I sat down to start work on The Abbey of Death I was eating my breakfast before getting the laptop setup and I read about some real-life medieval monks who’d been very naughty boys! Read more here: https://tonyriches.blogspot.co.uk/2017/12/special-guest-interview-with-author_9.html
I was contacted recently about hosting a guest post by law-enforcement official and writer Andrew Q. Gordon, author of fantasy and paranormal books like Purpose and Kings of Lore and Legend. Below is a Q&A with Andrew, I hope you take a look and enjoy it as much as I did! I'm filling in a similar Q&A that will... Continue Reading →
Rise of the Wolf is out NOW from Audible, so hopefully you haven't used your monthly credit yet. It should also be available on iTunes soon. And that's not all - Friar Tuck and the Christmas Devil is also available to pre-order from Audible, you'll be able to listen to it on November 13th! To celebrate, here's... Continue Reading →
The Glen & Dean Show I recorded an interview with the guys from the Glen and Dean Show yesterday. From Scotland to Ohio thanks to the magic of Skype! Note to self, next time don't say "exactly" so much...It's a fun listen though, check it out by clicking the pic! Author Steven McKay joins us... Continue Reading →
I was interviewed at LBF14 for an internet radio station - AudioBookRadio.net, but never heard much more about it. Until today, when they contacted me to tell me it was on Youtube so... have a listen. I hope you can all understand my (polite) Glasgow accent! It's a bit noisy and you can't really hear... Continue Reading →
Today I'm talking to the guys that have created all of my fantastic covers. If you're an indie author and need a striking image that will attract readers then you should really check this out and get in touch with More Visual Ltd once you've read the interview! First of all, you're a two-man team, is... Continue Reading →
All good superhero stories, have a sequel–something else happens after he first foe is vanquished. How does your sequel begin (after the publication of you first/most recent book….) In my last book, The Wolf and the Raven, Sir Guy of Gisbourne was vanquished, with a terrible scar and an eye missing for his troubles. In the new novel, Rise of the Wolf, Gisbourne is back and, as you’d expect, rather annoyed…In terms of beginnings, this is the first time I’ve used a prologue. I never really understood why they were needed but, looking at the structure of the book, I thought this would be a better way to kick things off than the first chapter. I hope my readers agree!