Category Archives: Blackdog

We’re still here …

I just noticed we hadn’t posted anything for a couple of years. YEARS. Where does the time go? (Hangs head in shame.) Well, the manga project is still on hiatus; Connie is still busy at her studies; KVJ is still … Continue reading

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Blackdog on Kobo

Blackdog is now available through Kobo, for all those use prefer ebooks. Here’s the link to it. (I know, a cross-posting from thewildforest.wordpress.com — but Moth is central to both stories.) And it’s also out for Nook as well, here.

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2012 Sunburst Awards Shortlist

Three cheers for me! (Hey that’s the title of one of my favourite books!) Blackdog has made the shortlist for the 2012 Sunburst Awards in the adult category. The jury said, “Blackdog is everything high fantasy should be … This … Continue reading

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Dandelion

It’s Spring, so here’s some Allergy-triggering lanterns. Moth and Mikki do not seem to be affected by them, though.

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The sword Lakkariss

“…a sheathed sword, lying alone in a web of ice.” Actually, this is my windshield this morning. But Moth’s Lakkariss could be under there, spinning its cocoon of frost.

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Valentine’s Day Book Giveaway – The Serpent Bride

Update … Congratulations to Anna D., whose name was selected by Mr Wicked as the winner. Please note that the contest is now closed. I’ve suddenly realized it’s Valentine’s Day, or will be tomorrow. I know that if I go … Continue reading

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Ebook of The Storyteller and Other Tales

This is a duplication of the post on my other blog, so apologies to any subscribers who have had it announced to them twice. The Storyteller and Other Tales has just come out as an ebook for Kobo and other … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the writing front # 6: The Eternal Cave of Children’s Books

The “dispatches” series usually ends up on my other blog, but this post is manga-related. Connie’s been doing some research, finding setting references to fire her imagination, and last night we were talking about caves and looking at cave images … Continue reading

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Podcast on Functional Nerds — with bonus woofing

John and Patrick at Functional Nerds interviewed me about Blackdog for their podcast last week, and the interview is now up here for your listening pleasure. The white dog of wickedness decided to contribute his two cents’ worth, so for … Continue reading

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Falling in love with the dead

As Connie was working on the pages that would show Mikki as a young man (young hanyou?) telling stories of his travels to Vartu’s skeleton, bound by the Old Great Gods in his demon mother’s den (an old tribal grave-hill), … Continue reading

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