Monthly Archives: May 2011

Book Review: Hell’s Bells – John Connolly

Hell’s Bells is the sequel to John Connolly’s first Samuel Johnson novel, The Gates. Set in the English town of Biddlecombe, the story picks up fifteen months after the events of the first novel, in which the demonic Mrs Abernathy’s … Continue reading

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Writing with Word Clouds

A while ago, while traversing the interwebs, I stumbled across a site called Wordle. For those who aren’t familiar with it (and the other similar sites), it generates a ‘word cloud’ based on text you enter into the box, with … Continue reading

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Steampunk Character Designs

Since I reviewed a steampunk novel yesterday, I thought I might as well post my steampunk illustrations here as well. These character designs were drawn in March for a fictional game assignment at uni: From left to right: General Varideus … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hour of Need – Michael Pryor

The sixth and final book in Michael Pryor’s Laws of Magic series, Hour of Need is set in a fantasy world reminiscent of the pre-World War 1 era of our own history, with added magic and steampunk technology. As each … Continue reading

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