Category: Fantasy

Gothic Fantasy & Steampunk

There’s been a bit of a theme in the books I’ve been reading recently. All have been set in or around the Victorian era. Jeanette Ng’s Under the Pendulum Sun is an absorbing Gothic Fantasy, capturing the feel of Stoker and Bronte. Highly recommended, and you can find the rest of my review on SFFWorld….


Under the Pendulum Sun Review

Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng

 


Living in a fantasy world

When I opened my curtains this morning onto a non-descript autumn day, I found a rainbow waiting outside my window. Traditionally my view is nothing spectacular: a road, and houses in all directions. If I’m really lucky I might get to hear bird song over the new developments’ machinery. New houses on green land, new…


A(nother) new project.

Disaster has happened. A little bit of research for a current project has turned into a new project of its own. Mission creep is lethal in my household – painting a wall quickly becomes a complete room renovation. I suspect this little idea may well follow the same path. You know how it happens, you…


Marc Turner Interview

Book cover for When the Heavens Fall

When the Heavens Fall

While I have been working on Story-Craft and other writing things, I had the fortune to win a copy of When the Heavens Fall which lead to writing an interview with the author. Marc Turner is a lovely chap (<- understated Yorkshire twee) and I recommend reading his book, not to mention ordering the next in the series, Dragon Hunters.

You can read the whole interview over on www.sffworld.com