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Author Q&A with Mark Lawrence

Author Q&A with Mark Lawrence

Mark Lawrence is one of the coolest fantasy writers around. When he’s not penning epic bestselling books, he works as a research scientist in the field of artificial intelligence. He’s had high level clearance with the governments in the UK and the US and has achieved one of my own life long dreams: being able […]

Read the First Chapter of Mark Lawrence’s Prince of Fools!

Read the First Chapter of Mark Lawrence’s Prince of Fools!

Chapter One I’m a liar and a cheat and a coward, but I will never, ever, let a friend down. Unless of course not letting them down requires honesty, fair play, or bravery. I’ve always found hitting a man from behind to be the best way to go about things. This can sometimes be accomplished by dint of a simple […]

How to get into… Kylie Chan’s Dark Heavens series

How to get into… Kylie Chan’s Dark Heavens series

I have a confession to make. I am a bad nerd. I love sci-fi and fantasy TV and movies, love comics and obviously am a “hard core” sort of a nerd when it comes to conventions. But when it comes to reading sci-fi and fantasy books… well, I just haven’t got there yet. I’m working […]

Serendipity

Serendipity

Serendipity: an aptitude for making desirable discoveries by accident. In the field of Science, serendipity was a key factor in some discoveries.  Luck plays its part, but the real good fortune was the presence of a trained mind to take notice of the results of the lucky accident. Penicillin  You would have been taught in […]