Grand Experiment Book 3: Requiem for the Burning God

I’ve been having a lot of fun with my Grand Experiment e-books, and the title I’ve had the most fun with is my Cthulhu Mythos novella Requiem for the Burning God. Originally published in print in last year’s excellent anthology Cthulhu’s Dark Cults, ed. David Conyers, Burning God is probably my favourite piece of writing […]

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Grand Experiment Book 2: The Smoke Dragon

The next book in the Grand Experiment is my Japanese fantasy novella The Smoke Dragon, which was originally published in Fantastic Wonder Stories (Ticonderoga Publications) as “Yamabushi Kaidan and the Smoke Dragon”. The story was nominated for a Ditmar Award (Best Novella/Novelette) and an Aurealis Award (Best YA Story), so the revamped version has a […]

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Grand Experiment Book 1: Shards

Book 1 of my Grand Experiment is the e-book version of Shards. You’ll be familiar with Shards as it was published as my first collection by Brimstone Press in 2009. The print version is fully illustrated by Andrew J. McKiernan, but the e-book version is not illustrated. To compensate for this, I’ve included two new […]

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The Grand Experiment ground rules

I mentioned ‘the Grand Experiment’ earlier this month (and I should probably stop using the quotation marks now I’ve established the name), so here are the ground rules: At the end of this month, I’ll be self-publishing seven (7!) e-books directly onto Amazon (via their Digital Text Platform, an excellent tool for self-publishing authors) and […]

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Social media synergies

Yes, a post in which I use the push button word ‘synergies’! There are a whole bunch of social media sites out there. In preparation for the ‘Grand Experiment’, I’ve taken on the task of finally consolidating the various threads of my social networking presence. Now, I’m pleased to say that this website/blog is the […]

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2010: reflecting on the year that was

Ok, so I’m posting this out of order, but I thought it important for my first blog post this year to be about looking forward with a steely gaze and having the sparkle of hope in one’s eye. This post is about reflection. I always find the period between Christmas and New Year’s Day to […]

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Prelude to the Grand Experiment

Hi folks, Welcome to 2011. I hope Christmas and New Year’s was kind to you and yours, particularly if you’ve been going through a rough patch lately. Me? I’m optimistic about the new year and looking forward to what life has in store! So much so, I’m planning a major new project: the ‘Grand Experiment’. […]

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