The Music of Songbird – Hunters – Part 2

Did you try and click on the Part 2 link on Part 1? Yeah, sorry I couldn’t resist!  LOL If you came here directly, then this is a link back to Part 1 if you missed it.  Promise this is a genuine link!  LINKY! But you’re here now, so, without further ado let’s continue the…

The Music of Songbird – Hunters – Part 1

Strap yourself in, this post is a biggie!  (Spread over two posts, so I’m trying to be gentle with you!) As I’ve mentioned before in both my blogs (see BLOGPOST) and in the acknowledgments of Hunters (and soon Blood to Earth), I love to listen to music as I write. Often this is to put…

If Music Be The Food Of Imagination… Write On!

There are many things that inspire me to write. I’ve spoken about some of them before in other blog posts. My reading history, television and films, and my influences growing up. The one I haven’t spoken about yet, though, is music. Writing the ‘Ballad of the Songbird’ has been very much inspired by the music…

Writing & Reading… (part 1)

When Jon was a little boy, he got a passion for reading. Then the passion became an obsession. I don’t remember exactly where it started, or when, but I can put my finger on a number of very defining moments in my life as a reader. It started with a comic book… In 1982, I…