Do I have a PLOT or a STORY?

I had very much intended to launch Book 3 of the Songbird saga this spring.  As you may have noticed…that didn’t happen. There’s a reason for that, and I’ll tell you why. It has much to do with the title of this BlogPost. I started work on TOOTH & CLAW while I was still prepping…

Arcane – League of Legends – Why it’s a masterpiece of animation.

Ever feel like you’re late to the party? Do you ever regret not coming on board with something when it first becomes popular? Welcome to my world! Arcane was released to Netflix in 2021 and I remember at the time hearing good things about it. A rash of Cosplay images flitted through my Instagram, mostly…

Daughters of Albion – Issue 1

Okay, so let’s give you a little background before I dive into the review. Set the scene, so to speak. If you’ve read any of my previous blog-posts, you may know that I’m a certified geek head with comic credentials coming out of my arse. To recap though, for those that haven’t dipped their proverbial…

Meet the Femme Fatales… Part 1

The moment I saw Marlena’s art for the Femme Fatale books, I KNEW that I had to have them created as a set of Top Trump cards. As usual, LENAMO.Art did NOT let me down. They’re a beauty to behold. I’ve put them up on the website in the Femme Fatales section, but thought I’d…

Femme Fatale News – 13th May 2022

So, The Femme Fatales book 1 – The Scorched Sky is now out and available for your reading pleasure.  Released on March 17th, it’s been doing quite well and I’m very happy with the reception so far. It’s selling relatively well (for me at least!) and the reviews have been fab! Here’s a selection: But…

The Music of Songbird – Blood to Earth

A little while back I did a run through on the chapter titles of Hunters, and how many of them are named for songs. Songs that I was listening to that gave me the right vibe for the chapter I was writing. Book 2 of the saga, Blood to Earth, has been out long enough…

Femme Fatales – Part 3 – Heroes Assemble

Sooooo….  I have my backdrop: Chicago. And I have my antagonists: The REDACTED! Now I just needed my heroes. In City of Heroes, you teamed up with your friends in teams of eight (not counting trials!). Eight players. Eight heroes. It was also generally CoH basics to stack your team with a mixture of Archetypes.…