Motivation is a slippery thing. You have it…or you don’t. If you’re anything like me, you’ll find you have the motivation to do non-essential, but enjoyable, things, and no motivation to do things that are fundamentally necessary, but probably not particularly fun. If you find yourself in this boat, what can you do about it? […]
The House of the Notorious Dead lies on the edge of the Canal Quarter. Water laps against its walls, and inside, the smell of damp stone hangs in the air despite the season. Hooded servants glide along corridors hung with moth-eaten tapestries, and wall niches hold waxworks of the City Above’s most feared and reviled […]
One of the problems of being an author out of the superstar league of Neil Gaiman or JK Rowling is doing your own marketing. On one hand I don’t really mind it because in essence, I like talking to people and finding out what they’re reading these days – I just don’t like shoving my […]
The Almighty Crack, as the sound came to be known in the days and weeks afterwards, was first heard by those waiting to petition the priestesses at Beseda’s Shrine. Being in the catacombs below the Underground City, they were closest to the epicenter, and reported the sound as being like that of the Great Cannon […]
You may ask me my name, but I may not give it to you. I have no true name, not in the way that you understand them. Wolfkin transfer such things through sounds that do not translate to written language as you know it. Yet Men insist on granting us names, as they might name […]
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