SAVAGE DESTINY

Spoiler alert for Canellian Eye : Prophecy The Canellian Eye trilogy, once complete, will explore the slippery nature of destiny. Does it exist at all and, if it does, can it be lost? I received a comment recently that fate and destiny amount to the same thing. I...

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DESTINED TO BE EVIL?

Firestone Key Character Study 2 – The Queen (Spoiler alert) The Evil Queen, the Harpy – familiar name tags in fantasy lore, but I didn’t want to write an unrepentantly evil baddy; the one you boo at and are happy to see violently despatched. I once read that every...

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BROKEN AND SCARRED

Firestone Key Character Study 1 - Elaine There’s no doubt that Elaine is a troubled soul; even her conception was overshadowed by a portent of doom, courtesy of the arriving Firestone. It’s no accident that she spends much of the book oblivious to the cursed rock...

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WHY SCI-FI?

Long before the writing of Firestone Key was ever on the horizon, I was an avid fan of the Science Fiction & Fantasy genre. I still recall watching Star Wars for the first time in 1977 and desperately wanting to live in the world it created (and run off with Luke.

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NOT A HISTORY BOOK

NOT A HISTORY BOOK Thoughts on writing a time travel novel For some inexplicable reason you’ve decided to explore time travel within your story; what problems are you likely to encounter? Well, for one, you’re going to have to plot to the nth degree and nitpick up the

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