In search of the thing.

I don't know if it's the same for other writers, but for many years I've been in search of THE THING. THE THING varies over time, a nebulous concept of interlinked thoughts, wishes, desires and an out of focus future where I've nailed everything I want to say, packaged it up tight in a lean, …

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The Seton family

Regular readers of mine know that I like to seed Seton family Easter eggs in my books. They're generally wee red-haired Scotsmen and women who either dabble in alchemy, know more than they're telling, might or might not be immortal, or have sold their souls for a shiny sword and a way with the ladies …

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Genre gear change. Maybe.

I've tried my hand at several works of fantasy over the years, and they almost always come out the same way -- pulpy, with swords, sorcery, monsters and bloody battles to the fore. It's the way I roll. I may start with good intentions, of writing high fantasy with political intrigue and courtly goings on …

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NEW ADDITIONS TO THE MEIKLE MYTHOS

Several of the stories in my new collection THE GHOST CLUB fit into my ongoing Sigils and Totems mythos. It’s a simple enough concept. There are houses like this all over the world. Most people only know of them from whispered stories over campfires; tall tales told to scare the unwary. But some, those who …

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November Newsletter

AMAZON SAMPLE The three Sigils and Totems novellas are now available in a compiled ebook collection from Crossroad Press ( paperback on its way) It’s a simple enough concept. There are houses like this all over the world. Most people only know of them from whispered stories over campfires; tall tales told to scare the …

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New Book Day: Sigils and Totems: A novella collection

The three Sigils and Totems novellas are now available in a compiled ebook collection from Crossroad Press ( paperback on its way) It’s a simple enough concept. There are houses like this all over the world. Most people only know of them from whispered stories over campfires; tall tales told to scare the unwary. But …

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BROKEN SIGIL – A Sigils and Totems novella relaunches

A novella in the Sigils and Totems mythos, rereleased in ebook from Crossroad Press. I've been having a nightmare off and on since I was a boy. It's of a bird - a huge, black, bird. The stuff that dreams are made of. In the nightmare I'm on the edge of a high sea cliff. …

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Q&A: What do you have coming up?

So, Willie. What do you have coming down the pike in 2017 and beyond that we can look forward to sinking our teeth into?" On the novels side, I have 3 coming from DarkFuse, all in limited edition hardcover at first with ebooks to follow ... SONGS OF DREAMING GODS is a tale of a …

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Q&A: What was your favorite story to write?

That's always a difficult one, as it changes with my mood. But I think I nailed it most in two fairly recent novellas, BROKEN SIGIL, and TORMENTOR, both from DarkFuse. BROKEN SIGIL was the start of what is growing into a personal vision of mine, a mythos surrounding haunted houses that's now spun off into …

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A Sigils and Totems Mythos – the story so far

I’m just about to embark on a connected set of stories that will add to my growing pieces of work that encompass the Sigils and Totems idea. A Meikle Mythos if you like. It’s a simple enough concept. There are houses like this all over the world. Most people only know of them from whispered …

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