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Do not feed the Troll! Gallery

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

The gallery for Do not feed the Troll! is now available. Which means you can browse and download all the images used in the book. If you re-use them or pass them around (you’re allowed to) make sure you do so under the CC:By-SA licence they are covered under. If you have any drawings you […]

Why do we do these things?

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

I am sitting on a campsite as I write this. We’ve been here for four days and it has rained a large proportion of that time. Welcome to the glorious British summertime. The tent has held up pretty well and we’ve been warm at night. Never the less tempers have frayed as the weather has […]

Writing the tricky second novel

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

As you will probably know my second book (and the second in the Roboteers series): Do not feed the Troll! was published on 4th August 2014. A second book is always a little bit like the eponymous second album. You spend so long on the first, meticulously pour over the details and then launch it. […]

New book now available

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

So Do not feed the Troll! is now available and can be purchased as both paperback and kindle on Amazon as well as a free eBook to download in various formats under Creative Commons. Yes that’s the full book and yes it’s free. If you want to know why I do this, have a look […]

Get ready – here comes the troll!

Monday, August 4th, 2014

It is with great pleasure and some relief that I am finally able to say Do not feed the Troll! is to be available in the next few days. I have sent it to the publishers and released it for publishing. I am now waiting for it appear on Amazon and other bookstores. In the […]

When will I release Do not feed the Troll?

Monday, July 21st, 2014

At the end of May I promised to release my next book Do not feed the troll by the end of June. The sharp eyed among you will have noticed it is now closer to the end of July and there is still no book release. The main reason for this is that my illustrators […]

Get a unique signed copy of my books

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

To celebrate the launch of the new cover for Sugar the Robot and the race to save the Earth I am giving you the chance to get a signed copy with a hand-written dedication. These will make a great personalised gift and are available simply by sending me an eMail with your name, postal address […]

A new cover for Sugar the Robot and the race to save the Earth

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Announcing a new cover for Sugar the Robot and the race to save the Earth. This brand new cover has been developed to coincide with the launch of the Roboteers series – of which this is the first book. The second book Do not feed the Troll! will be out soon. The cover features the […]

Here come the Roboteers – new children’s book series

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Announcing a brand new children’s book series under Creative Commons – the Roboteers! Readers of my first book, Sugar the Robot and the race to save the Earth, will know that the Roboteers is the club that Tim and Priya make up to share their interest in robots and robotics. Now the Roboteers are coming […]

Do not feed the troll – announcement

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

This is just a quick progress update on where we are with my next book “Do not feed the troll” – with a special announcement to boot! About the story In case you’re not aware, this new novel is about 10 year old Martin and his family who move house and find a creature, who […]