Amazing Stories

Author: Lesley Smith

Book Review: Chimes at Midnight by Seanan McGuire

Book Review: Chimes at Midnight by Seanan McGuire

Urban fantasy novels are big right now and it’s ha... Read More »

Interview With Seanan McGuire

Interview With Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire, sometimes known as Mira Grant, is ... Read More »

Fantasy Cartography, Part 2

Fantasy Cartography, Part 2

Fantasy cartography is like playing SimCity; first... Read More »

Fantasy Cartography for Writers (part 1)

Fantasy Cartography for Writers (part 1)

Fantasy cartography isn’t new, of course, from Lor... Read More »

An Interview with Jo Graham

An Interview with Jo Graham

Lesley Smith interviews Jo Graham, the author of n... Read More »

The Numinous World of Jo Graham

The Numinous World of Jo Graham

Historical fiction is not my thing and neither is... Read More »

The New Doctor and the Spin Behind It

The BBC is a weird organisation. The night after t... Read More »

Self-publishing – Four Months In

Self-publishing – Four Months In

I pushed the ‘publish’ button on my first e-book w... Read More »

An Interview with Hugh Howey

An Interview with Hugh Howey

Hugh Howey wasn’t a name many were familiar with ... Read More »

Camp NaNoWriMo: Doing the Prepwork

Camp NaNoWriMo: Doing the Prepwork

On Monday, the last Camp NaNoWriMo of 2013 begins.... Read More »

Haunted by Demons

Haunted by Demons

Da Vinci’s Demons has been the unexpected highligh... Read More »

Game of Thrones and the Curse of the Ninth Episode

Game of Thrones and the Curse of the Ninth Episode

Traditionally, episode 9 of Game of Thrones has be... Read More »

Muse Ridden

Muse Ridden

As I write this, it’s bank holiday in the UK and M... Read More »

So Who is the Doctor?

So Who is the Doctor?

I must admit, I’ve not been so excited about a sea... Read More »

Star Trek Into Darkness: Review

Star Trek Into Darkness: Review

Let’s talk about Star Trek. Actually, before we do... Read More »

World War Z: The Complete Edition Review

World War Z: The Complete Edition Review

Being visually impaired, I love audiobooks and one... Read More »

Camp NaNoWriMo the First (2013): Lessons Learned

Camp NaNoWriMo the First (2013): Lessons Learned

In just under thirty days I have written over sixt... Read More »

The Rising Tide of Alien Languages

Be warned, this post contains spoilers for this we... Read More »

NaNoWriMo Woes

After last week, I talked about the whole process ... Read More »

So How Do You Write a Novel in 30 Days?

National Novel Writing Month (more traditionally h... Read More »

Great TV Series Are Like Buses … Two Come Along at Once

Great TV Series Are Like Buses … Two Come Along at Once

This weekend has been all about TV; on Saturday ni... Read More »

Self Publishing for Beginners

Self Publishing for Beginners

This week I became an author. After reading about ... Read More »

Transparency, Wool and the Future of Indie Publishing

 This week, I started listening to the Wool Omnibu... Read More »

The Good and Bad Sides of Digital Minimalism

The Good and Bad Sides of Digital Minimalism

I strive to be a minimalist, that is, someone who ... Read More »

Gaming: It’s All About the Story

Gaming: It’s All About the Story

I’m excited; the sun is out, spring is here and Ma... Read More »

Serial Fiction for Beginners

Serial fiction is old school and the best example... Read More »

Walking unto Death

I’ve never read The Walking Dead but I love the TV... Read More »

Being Human

Being Human is a fascinating TV show, originating ... Read More »

Blind Geek For Beginners

Blind Geek For Beginners

Folks who read my author bio will have realized I ... Read More »

Life on the Fringe

Fringe finished it’s five year run the ot her nigh... Read More »

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