Author Archives: Trent

On Acknowledging the Good

I reckon one of the most important things you can do is acknowledge the good. The world is kinda shit, actually it can be terrifyingly horrible. I’ve been lucky. I was born here and now, and I have friends and … Continue reading

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This is The City that I Love: Part One

  

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10 Rather Arbitrary Rules for Writing

So, yes, I’ve finally finished the new draft of Day Boy, and in the gap between edits I’m working on the next Death Works novella (which looks like it will be twice as long as the last, but we’ll see). … Continue reading

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On Writing A Series: Endings.

I read a really interesting review of Memory of Death over at certain review place (I know, I really shouldn’t, never good for the ego, because all we want is the LOVE), and like all reviews, whether they liked or … Continue reading

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The Memory of Death

One of the important things not to do when a new story or book is being released is to get very sick. Otherwise the release sort of passes you by. So, here I am clammy with the last of a … Continue reading

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A Short Taste of the Memory of Death

My new publishers, Momentum, have just released the first chapter of The Memory of Death over at their website. You can read it below, but I do warn you, there are spoilers. This scene is almost as old as the … Continue reading

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Terror

This was a birthday gift, and performance piece, for a friend. Sums up a lot of the way I think about certain things, so, here it is.   TERROR   I don’t write horror stories. I can’t. I’ve always wanted … Continue reading

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Clearing the Slate, and Men of Letters – and a little bit about beautiful failures.

Last year was one of the hardest I’ve ever had, you get those sorts of years, and I’ve been lucky in the main. But in amongst some wonderful stuff there was some utter dire things too (yet again, you get … Continue reading

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Peacemaker

My mate Marianne has a book coming out May 2014 through Angry Robot – publishers of Roil, and Night’s Engines. The book is called Peacemaker, and the cover is by Joey Hi Fi (who did those Awesome Chuck Wendig covers … Continue reading

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In Which The Prodigal Something Returns

Just kicking through the dust here. And thinking about the furniture – which would be much more interesting if it was called funniture (though not as elegant). There’s a new Death Works story coming out through Momentum books in February, … Continue reading

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