Category Archives: Life

An Update and Sexy Second Editions

It’s been a while guys…I know. I always feel a bit guilty about leaving it so long between drinks but when you’re working, doing uni, writing books and publishing, shit is bound to get a bit hectic. Right. I’ve been … Continue reading

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We humans are the stories we tell ourselves -The Narrative Ape

Source: The Narrative Ape A great blog today via Curtis Craddock for Tor/Forge Blog! Written by Curtis Craddock I am. It’s the shortest story in the English language. It’s really the root of all stories and, by extension, the act of … Continue reading

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Friday essay: the legend of Ishtar, first goddess of love and war

Ishtar (on right) comes to Sargon, who would later become one of the great kings of Mesopotamia. Edwin J. Prittie, The story of the greatest nations, 1913 Louise Pryke, Macquarie University As singer Pat Benatar once noted, love is a … Continue reading

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Soup Of The Day: With Mythpunk Author Amy Kuivalainen

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Originally posted on The Curious Adventures Of Messrs Smith And Skarry:
Hello! Mrs Albert Baker here, otherwise known as The Last Witch Of Pendle. Obviously there is no Pendle any more, since The Chronic Agronauts utterly destroyed it with treacle…

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Guide to the classics: the Epic of Gilgamesh

Guide to the classics: the Epic of Gilgamesh Gilgamesh explores what it means to be human, and questions the meaning of life and love. Wikimedia Commons This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article Louise Pryke, … Continue reading

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Eastern Gods on Kindle Scout!

Hey Everyone, Apologies from being away from the blog for so many weeks. My life has been super crazy wrapping up projects and job hunting BUT exciting news! Eastern Gods, book one of new YA Fantasy series Western Wars, is up … Continue reading

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I am a Writer right?

Chuck Wendig, the bearded writer guru and gnarly writer, published a great blog over on his kick ass blog Terrible Minds called ‘A Reminder Of What Makes A Real Writer’.  In it he makes this very true point: ‘There exists no one way … Continue reading

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