You know what everyone, this weeks planned post is going to be bumped a week. Next week it’ll appear, but for this week I’m just going to bask somewhat in the fact that I’ve published my first book.

Not only that but my wife got a new job on the same day. First class.

If Wales had been able to win the rugby on Friday night it would have been the most amazing triple but I suppose two out of three isn’t that bad really.

I’ve already had some feedback from one reader who finished the book in a couple of days and it was really positive. The big question was then asked. “When is the next one coming out?”

The Circle of Fire is book one in a series of five and I’ve almost finished the first draft of the second book, currently existing under the working title of The Circle of Duty. I’m having a blast writing it, laying down all of the plot threads and details that will appear further down the line.

All in all, I’m really settling into this creative mood and I’m enjoying every single letter and word of it.

Oh, and by the way, don’t forget to buy my book.

The Circle of Fire on Amazon

The Circle of Fire on Lulu



That’s right world. We’re all approaching the big day and we all have to try our best to strike a balance between seeing family, relaxing and splurging wads of cash on all manner of who knows what.

I had written a post in preparation for tonight but today has changed my mind on what I was going to say.

It had previously all been about the importance of longevity in storytelling, how the human race use stories to say any and everything but that will have to go back in the box and be re-worked for a future date.

Instead, I ask everyone to make the most of whatever or whoever they have in their lives that makes them smile. There are so many things that seem to be forming a line to take a swipe at us as we make our way through life, we’ve got to remember to stop and make the most of the good bits.

Everyone have a good time with whoever or whatever brings you joy and enjoy the silly season. I’ll be bringing monsters and magic and who knows what else to this blog in the new year so stay with me.

Have a good ‘un.