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The Lone Wolf in Fiction

  In real life, we’re not sure what to make of loners. The media would have us fear them and if you believe what you read or hear on mainstream news outlets, every mass shooter, murderer and all-round creep is an unhinged loner. Back in 2012, I […]

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New L-2011 Cover – Why I Changed It

  Hi everyone, Today I’m proud to show off the new cover art for ‘L-2011’. Why did I change the existing cover? To put it bluntly, the first cover was a mistake – my mistake. That’s nothing whatsoever against the person who designed it for me, who […]

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Cannibals in Fiction

    Cannibalism. For some, it’s the ultimate taboo. It’s something not to be discussed, let alone spoken of by decent people in civilised society. It hasn’t always been like that though. At one point in human history – peaking in the 16th and early 17th centuries […]

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Battle Royale Remastered (Review)

Hello everyone! Just thought I’d share a few thoughts on a book that’s been lingering on my TBR pile for far too long now. Come to think of it, it’s shocking just how long it’s taken me to actually getting around to reading this dystopian classic by […]

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The Indie Books That Never Were

  Sometimes I like to bitch and moan about writing. The hours are too long I tell myself, the rewards too few. I’m not the only author who does this I’m sure. Sometimes when we put out a new book it’s like hitting a baseball into outer […]

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FAB: Revolver – What Is It?

  Write the book you want to read.  Isn’t that what they say?  In other words, write the book that no one else in the world can possibly make but you. I might have done that by accident with this latest one. FAB: Revolver.  What is it? […]

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TIP: When You Finish A Book, Don’t Have A Blank Page Waiting For You

  If I could give one piece of advice to writers hoping to gain some momentum with their work, then it’s this: When you finish a book, don’t have a blank page waiting for you. (Yep if you haven’t finished a book yet this probably isn’t the […]

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Icarus Played a Fender Stratocaster

  Icarus Played a Fender Stratocaster   I walked into my uncle’s room.  This was two years before he died of a heroin overdose. Usually his door was locked but that day it had been left ajar. Inside, he was lying face up on the bed.  The […]

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BGS Interview

Here’s a link to a short interview with Books Go Social. Click here to read. Mark X

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