Debut author John de Búrca’s really epic, epic fantasy novel is to be published by PerchedCrowPress in the autumn. Watch this space!
Interview questions for @JohnDeBurca our #debut #author. 5 days. 5 questions. “What inspired you to write The Last Five Swords?”
We at PerchedCrowPress are excited to announce the signing of our debut author, John De Búrca. John lives on the mysterious and rugged shores of the West of Ireland in Galway. From a young age, John was immersed in the rich traditions of Irish oral language storytelling; amassing a vast collection of mythology and folklore.Continue reading “John De Búrca”
Battle of Watling Street. 60/61 CE. Heavily outnumbered, the Romans prevailed. Boudica blocked retreat with spectators. Maybe as many as 80k killed. The Romans were said to have lost only 400. Hammer: coming in Autumn.
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Charcoal sketch of Baia Terme station (now closed) where PO Jones was shot in ‘79. The Alcoholic Mercenary on special tomorrow. “…this book was utterly compelling from beginning to end” — Book Bandit’s Library #BookRecommendations #readingcommunity #CrimeFiction
Writing the battle of Menai Straits. Druidesses cause the XIV Legion to halt their crossing through fear. Agricola will lift them to a resounding victory. Hammer: coming in the Autumn.
Who’s our debut author? What’s the title of his debut book? Watch this space to find out. Here’s a clue:
One question I am frequently asked is, “where do you get your inspiration?” or couched slightly different, “why was I drawn to write about Naples?” I suppose answering those types of questions will be different for each writer. I have knocked together a couple of responses I gave during the recent blog tour of TheContinue reading “Inspiration”
Whenever I get revisions back from my editor, her cover letter says something like, “Overall, Phil, I think the plot of The Alcoholic Mercenary is excellent – you’ve brought in all the key elements of the noir genre, combined them with tight writing…” (actual). In this instance, Georgia noted my “tight writing”. The tightness isContinue reading “Editing”