A Whole New World Of Siblings

siblinghood-of-the-world-awardThe very excellent, talented and generally wonderful Shannon Noel Brady (please, click on her name. I’ll still be here when you get back. Please come back) has kindly nominated me for the Siblinghood Of The World Blogger Award.

She even more kindly told me that I didn’t have to answer her questions and should spend my tiny amount of current free time on doing some actual writing.

Thanks for the escape clause Shannon but I wouldn’t be able to look the other members of Procrastinators Anonymous in the eyes again.

So here are a bunch of answers that are likely to be far more mediocre than the questions themselves.

It’s hard to believe I still work for a living such is my level of self-promotion…

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Some Bloke Called Rend

I’ve always loved fantasy. That Tolkien bloke started it, a Dark Elf made it worse and by the time I’d got through two sets of chronicles of a certain leprous anti-hero I knew I would be addicted for life. If I had any lingering doubts the Malazan Books of the Fallen killed them off faster than a character played by (the incomparable) Sean Bean.

I may love the genre but I have to admit that it does on times all get a little bit overblown and…well…massive.

When you see the word fantasy your first thoughts will revolve around dragons, wizards and some obligatory items such as:-

A hunk of bread

A wheel of cheese

A side of venison

A tankard of ale

And. So. On.

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