The brand new book is available NOW on Kindle and paperback! Just click the pictures below for your country. Please share with your friends on Facebook, Twitter etc and, if you could, use the hashtag #RiseOfTheWolf If you DO share please let me know, I'll be picking names from a hat to win prizes! Thank... Continue Reading →
Writing Superheroes! New interview with me, have a gander
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!
New book update
I have my editor's notes back for Rise of the Wolf, the third book in my Forest Lord series. I have some work to do, although not as much as I did with Wolf's Head, which required a major overhaul! I need to add some sections, tweak some of the structure and go over some of the... Continue Reading →
Rise of the Wolf Youtube trailer (short, honest!)
Check it out! The music wasn't my first choice but the best I had available without recording something new. Hopefully it's not too...loud. wink emoticon Feel free to share with friends, colleagues, hated enemies and random strangers on the tube.
Short extract from Rise of the Wolf
I apologize, I was supposed to post this yesterday but, honestly, as I was writing I fell asleep with the laptop still in my lap! That's what I get for staying out in the local rehearsal studio until 2 AM jamming Metallica songs with my mate... Anyway, here you go, I hope you enjoy it... Continue Reading →
Another Amazon #1!
The Wolf and the Raven is at number 1 in Amazon's historical fiction> biographical chart. The two Forest Lord books are doing really well in the Kindle Monthly Deals promotion. If you haven't checked them out yet, they're only 99p each so now's the time to re-discover Robin Hood! http://www.amazon.co.uk/Steven-A.-McKay/e/B00DS0TRH6/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1