Category Archives: Oræl Rides To War

Where to next?

Yesterday I wrote the final words of my first draft of The Last Days of Earth, and got the editors’ proof paperbacks into production from Amazon Spain. All that remains is to edit, get my cover (the drafts I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Interlude: Book, Blade, Pen

He opened his eyes and lay looking at the ceiling for a long time before thoughts began occurring to him. The first, uninspiringly, was ceiling. He didn’t know who he was, or where, but he knew it was wrong. So … Continue reading

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The Seven Creepies in: The Christmas Crossover Caper | Part 7

“No you’re not,” the slightly-more-normal female Creepy hissed, and before any of us could do anything she’d launched herself across the room at the towering ghoul. There followed a very tense and crowded few seconds, where Mell took the Drake … Continue reading

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The Seven Creepies in: The Christmas Crossover Caper | Part 6

This one was also female, although the distinction was even more meaningless than it had been with Mell. She was, effortlessly, the most disturbing Creepy so far – and considering Mister C of 9, that was really saying something. She … Continue reading

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The Seven Creepies in: The Christmas Crossover Caper | Part 4

Creepy and Mister C of 9 hurried over to the unconscious woman, while Winona and I hung back. This confirmed my suspicion that the Xixian and I were the only ones who had noticed her clothing and recognised what it … Continue reading

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The Last Alicorn (illustration showcase)

The scanning and messing around is done, and now I’m waiting for Kindle Direct Publishing to process the monstrous 67 MB file I sent them for the illustrated paperback. It hasn’t crashed as of time of posting, so hopefully it’s … Continue reading

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Oræl Rides to War, a musical anniversary spectacular

Today is the 1st of September, 2020. On this day, twenty years ago, my cute Internet girlfriend and I faced the magistrate and became Mr. and Mrs. Hatboy. A day or so later I was deported. Good times. I have … Continue reading

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Darling’s Day

The sky was weeping tears of ash At dawn on Darling’s Day. The stones of Heaven high above Looked down with not a glimpse of love As we walked with heads and voices raised Our hearts gave lie our steely … Continue reading

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Just a reminder

Finland is in almost critical danger of becoming the next country to fall under the leadership of an extremist right-wing political party, in this case led by a stone-cold fucking lunatic. It almost happened last time. We just barely avoided … Continue reading

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Did an interview the other day

By a random series of coincidences, my man Jonathan Itkobloom brought this Twitter thread to my attention a while ago. I signed up to do an interview and get word of my books to a new corner of the Internet, … Continue reading

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