Tag Archives: Darx Circle

Out to Launch With Lunch


The latest of my launch dates was by invitation to an affair this morning hosted by District Six of the Durban Library network as part of their initiatives following Durban’s selection as the only UNESCO City of Literature in Africa. … Continue reading

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Out to Launch – all of November!


I have been working hard to put this together.  I wrote the first book mentioned a while ago (but it has not officially been launched yet), and have had a hand in editing, formatting and publishing all the others. The … Continue reading

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Really Awful Modesty


Uriah Heep Was nothing but a creep – The humble will Remain invisible, For what’s to see In showing modesty? If you are good, To say so’s what you should! Conceited man Will get much further than The ones who … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge: Cover Art: A Peak of Achievement!


How could I resist the Cover Art Challenge opportunity to give some more advance publicity to my long-completed but still held-up-on-editing fantasy, Darx Circle?  Here is the original picture I took of St Bernard’s Peak, and following it is my … Continue reading

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The Furies of Wreyges


  I thought I’d brag a little by showing that the writing of Darx Circle had to go beyond the straightforward stuff of inventing new lands and characters and monsters. Here is a sample from a later stage of the … Continue reading

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SUNDAY POST: FANTASY: WHAT COVERS THIS?


  The current theme set by Jake gives me an opportunity just too good to miss to pick brains on the subject of what I should think of adding to my proposed book cover for one of the novels I … Continue reading

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DARX CIRCLE – NOVEL IN PROGRESS – CHAPTER 6(ii)


(See sidebar for Translator, Music, Novels, Awards etc.) (I do know that instalments of novels, whether completed or – as in this case – in progress, are not usually popular posts.   However,  they provide a useful way of relooking … Continue reading

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