Category Archives: Dispatches from the desk

Enter an Assassin: Ramblings on the Caravan Road 3

Ahjvar came into the Marakand story as a catalyst for disaster, the assassin who kills the Lady, or the Voice of the Lady (when I first conceived the story I hadn’t quite settled on how the Lady and the Voice … Continue reading

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Endless Sky: Ramblings on the Caravan Road 2

I think the first time I drove out west was the summer I was five. I, obviously, was not driving, but plunked in the back seat with my little sisters and a colouring book and some old physiology exams to … Continue reading

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The Birth of the Caravan Road: Ramblings on the Caravan Road 1

Hwaet! I’m starting a series of eight or so blog posts (which may appear somewhat erratically). This here is the first of them. Each is going to take a question of the sort that people seem to want to ask … Continue reading

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New Book, Autumn 2016! Gods of Nabban

I can finally announce this! Gods of Nabban will be coming out from Pyr SF in the autumn of 2016. Gods of Nabban is the fourth novel (and fifth story) set in the world of Blackdog and the Marakand duology … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Desk: Books for the Bad Times

A conversation on Ellen Kushner’s Twitter a while ago, to which I had added that one of the reasons for writing was “To do for someone else what someone once did for you in a bad time,” got me thinking … Continue reading

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