Building the world

Building the world

World building is important to any fiction novel. In it’s simplest it is just setting up the geographical space that the characters and the story operate in. For a Fantasy novel where the entire world is a fictional construct it is a much bigger job than it can be in more real life settings. I…

Why Epic Fantasy?

Why Epic Fantasy?

I love many genres of fiction, but Epic Fantasy has always been one close to my heart. Growing up, like many people of my era, I read and fell in love with Tolkien and his epic tales. The simplicity of his stories wrapped around such a deep level of world-building hooked me. While many friends…

Why King Darryl?

Why King Darryl?

When I set out on my author journey I had little idea about who I would be as a persona and the way things are shaped by algorithms. I should have given I have spent my life working with web technology and data, and as soon as I started publishing my non-fiction I realised there…