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I Don’t Know What Gave You That Impression…

September 28, 2012 by


Me: There are three ideas that came together to call this book into being — Rick: Alcohol, wizards and explosions? Me: (laughing) No… This book is based around three things. The thing with the magic and the alcohol. The thing with the pirates. And this friendship. I’ve mentioned the magic (although I haven’t explained about […]

Sick Days Are a Sign That You Need More Weekend

April 30, 2012 by


I think that if you’re sick on a weekend you should get a pass and be allowed an extra weekend day. Also, I think there should be a way so that my job properly includes sick days instead of them just being the-book-will-now-take-this-much-longer-to-finish days. Although sometimes I still do write when I’m sick. Sometimes it’s […]

You Say ‘Reckless’ Like it’s a Bad Thing

October 20, 2011 by


So if you made it through the madness of Tuesday’s post you’ll (maybe) have noticed the part where I realised that I’ve found I’m using the same vocabulary for magic and violence and sex in Wizards. Which… I didn’t totally intend but kind of makes sense? When I say I’m using the same vocabulary, I […]