Category Archives: the maker’s mask

Guess the carol or Christmas song

from the Requite character’s reaction to it! 1) “I would very much like to run some tests on that old top hat they found.” – Tzenni Boccamera 2) “Even I know that it’s foolish to put your baby in anything … Continue reading

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Mostly for gamers

I assume quite a few of my readers are familiar with the Dungeons and Dragons alignment system.  If not, it basically pigeonholes characters on two moral axes: good versus evil and law versus chaos.  There are some odd wrinkles – … Continue reading

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Point of View

So, today I’m thinking about point of view. I’ve noticed that my natural inclination when beginning books is to start off writing in omniscient POV and then drop into third person when the person whose viewpoint the first scene is … Continue reading

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Try the first two Requite books for $0.99 each!

I’d been thinking for a while about making The Maker’s Mask available for free on the Kindle Store to coincide with either the release of Firebrand or the release of Heavy Ice, probably the latter. Then the Requite books got … Continue reading

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For no reason…

… here is an excerpt from the ball scene of The Maker’s Mask.

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Books, friends, other stuff

Bizarrely, The Hawkwood War seems to now be available in .epub format, but The Maker’s Mask isn’t. I have no explanation for how the wheels of Lulu turn. So, if your preferred format is .epub and you read the first … Continue reading

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It’s Not A Trilogy*

So, I was out having coffee with a friend today and she mentioned that her husband hadn’t bought my books because he thought they were a trilogy, and he doesn’t like buying the first two books of a trilogy and … Continue reading

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