Author Archives: Benedict

Reddit AMA, The Sequel

I’m going to be doing another Reddit AMA to follow up on the release of Bound.  It’ll be three weeks from now on April 13th, about a week or so after the book’s release, so the early readers among you … Continue reading

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Bound – Starred Review from Publishers Weekly

A very nice first review from Publishers Weekly.  I’ve included an edited version of the review below – be warned, the full version contains mild spoilers, so don’t click on the link if you’re sensitive about such things!   Once … Continue reading

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Bound Chapter 1 Online

The first chapter of Alex Verus #8, Bound, is online on this website now!  You can read it right here.   Release date is April 6th UK, and April 4th US.  

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Alex Verus #8 and #9 Update

Alex Verus #9 has just hit around 50,000 words, which going by the average of my novels, puts it at a little over the halfway mark.  Of course, going by my last couple of novels, that word count would actually … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #79

From: Nick Stephenson Hello Luna I must ask can Arachne make Alex a fate weaver, she is at least as strong as a council white Mage and she spends all her time making things. she must have the power to … Continue reading

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Advice for Writers IV

Part four in this series. Rule Four: Sell The fourth and final step to becoming a successful author: you have to sell what you publish. This step is the one where you’re most likely to run up against the limits … Continue reading

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Fourth and last part of the Advice for Writers series is underway but running longer than expected.  Will have it up next Friday.  

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Advice for Writers III

Parts one and two of this series are here and here.  On to Part Three.   Rule Three: Publish If you want to become a published author, then at some point you need to get around to the publishing part. … Continue reading

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Advice for Writers II

Back in the UK with Internet access again, so let’s get on with part two of this series. Rule Two: Improve Most writers don’t just want to be writers, they want to be good writers. While writing something is satisfying, … Continue reading

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Gone Away

Out of the country this week.  Second part of the writer’s advice series is done, but I’ll have to wait on posting it until I have better Internet access.

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