Fifteen days into 2021, my biggest achievement for the year has been to finish all three strands of story missions in Assassin's Creed: Valhalla in around 80 hours. Despite that, I do have a few things in the pipeline for the coming year that I'm eager to get into.
Bedtime, and it was Christmas tomorrow. Noah was prepared this year; the glass of warm milk he had drunk would help see him off to sleep, and to be doubly sure he had closed his curtains extra tight and twisted his blanket around himself so that the warmth completely enveloped him and he couldn’t see so much as the faintest glimmer of light.
“Here’s Maggie Thatcher.” John opened one hand to reveal a stick figure drawn on the palm. He mimed throwing it in the air. “Throw her up and catch her. Roll her up and splat her.” He rubbed his hands together as though scrunching up a piece of paper, then opened his other hand, with a wild squiggle of ink on the palm. “There’s Maggie Thatcher.”
After releasing Orphans of the Dead earlier in the year, things went very quiet for me on the writing front. Real life, and all the demands of the day job and being a rep for the day job's union got in the way. They still do, but I'm doing what I can to restore more balance… Continue reading The monkey is back at the typewriter
I've been somewhat remiss in not promoting the lead up to the paperback release. It's been a bit of a busy period for me in the "other" life as a trade unionist, which hasn't left me much time for touting my work as an author. At any rate, whilst you can currently buy Orphans of the… Continue reading Orphans of the Dead paperback out in six days!