Monthly Archives: October 2014

New Release….

Doomsday: Dark Sage Now available on Amazon The piper of Shacklow The fiddler of Fin The old woman of Demon’s Dale Calls them all in. They said I was born of the Balefire, when the priestesses left the enclosure to … Continue reading

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Wet dog

So we ended the evening soaking wet… and by we, I mean the dog, the bathroom and me. It had to be done, but of course, you’ll have gathered by now that Ani doesn’t like the bath. Not one little … Continue reading

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The Teatime Author Interview…with Sue Vincent

I’d like to thank A Woman’s Wisdom for having me 🙂 I should just mention that the interview related to Sword of Destiny and the characters and scenarios mentioned pertain to that book. The imminent release is for the second … Continue reading

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Larkin

Church Going by Philip Larkin With thanks to John Flanagan for reminding me of this poem by English poet Philip Larkin (1922-1985) Once I am sure there’s nothing going on I step inside, letting the door thud shut. Another church: … Continue reading

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My Haunted Life – Just in Time for Halloween and Christmas

Originally posted on The Wacky World of G. Michael Vasey:
Yes, my publisher, William Collins Publishing, pulled off something of a minor miracle and got the Kindle version of my new book up just in time for Halloween. The paperback…

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Life cycle

“Do you mind?” Well, yes, actually, I do… choking on a filched Brazil nut from his breakfast is not the most enjoyable of experiences, even if it does serve me right. I splutter an incoherent reply between coughs. “You can … Continue reading

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Dark Sage… extract

“It doesn’t look much from a distance,” say I. “Oh I don’t know,” says Ned, “but why the Devil’s Drop?” “Well, it started out as Devil’s Rock because of a perceived likeness, in our minds at least, to Devil’s Tower, … Continue reading

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Eyes as big as saucers…

Walking through the damp, springtime woods the paw prints in the mud looked huge. “Ah,” would say my Grandad, nodding sagely, “that will be the barguest.” He would tell me bloodcurdling tales of the great, black dog with flaming eyes… … Continue reading

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Kirkstall Abbey

“There are those who seek knowledge for the sake of knowledge; that is Curiosity. There are those who seek knowledge to be known by others; that is Vanity. There are those who seek knowledge in order to serve; that is … Continue reading

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Making a start

The new site for the Silent Eye is up and running.. a far more friendly experience than our original website… and so much faster! This morning Steve Tanham’s first post, The Mysterious Self, went live on the blog page which … Continue reading

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