By Gav on August 12, 2015
My review of Nine Worlds Geekfest 2015, and why attending events is *really* important for writers at any stage of their career.
By Gav on June 27, 2015
Don’t you just hate it when everyone wants to give you advice? On the other hand, it seems that people are always asking questions about getting inspiration, how to write, what a…
By Gav on June 12, 2015
Have a go at the world creation writing exercise I gave at Derby Book Festival.
By Gav on March 27, 2015
Rest assured that I have been busy beavering away on stories and novels for Warhammer 40,000 and the Horus Heresy, but I am very pleased to announce that a short story of mine will…
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By Gav on January 19, 2015
Read an excerpt from Rise of the Secret King, my contribution to the Stille! Untoten! anthology.
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By Gav on January 8, 2015
You can read an interview with the Red Thirst Gaming Group where I talk about going freelance, the Path of the Eldar series, crowd funding, and my top tips for becoming a games designer and author.
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By Gav on August 20, 2014
World creation can be a surprisingly contentious subject, and many designers and authors will disagree with what I’ve written here. All I can say is that over the many years since I first started scribbling ideas for fantasy worlds and sci-fi universes I have found the following to be true and you might too.
By Gav on May 20, 2014
Read my three writing advice top tips!
By Gav on November 4, 2013
If you’ve had any interest at all in writing you will have heard about ‘pitching’, and it’s a sad fact that many an otherwise good writer has fallen at this vital stage…
By Gav on September 30, 2013
You can read an interview with The Bloghole, where I talk about writing for both Warhammer and Warhammer 40k, my favourite of the characters I’ve written, and give some advice for struggling writers. Read the interview.
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