The fifth Ron Brandywood book is done

So, it's now onto the sixth book, and from there, ever onwards. I've also published a couple of courses, one about running table top role playing games which is here. I've also published a free writing course, which is available here. Also, I am available for editing and writing consultations with individuals and businesses. I've … Continue reading The fifth Ron Brandywood book is done

Use The Extra Hour Wisely

We've gained an extra hour in the UK, use it well and sign up to my mailing list. There I talk about what I'm doing and watching, and it allows you access to material before it becomes available. Sign up today. https://tinyletter.com/mbblissett

Could, Not Should

Ahead of its release on 26/10/2020, here is another in a series of short stories to promote The Lightning Thesaurus, my next book. Tal watched the pub, huddled against the rain underneath a cloak which had more patches than cloak to its name. His hand strayed to the knife in his belt, touching it for … Continue reading Could, Not Should

The Lightning Thesaurus

In the kingdom of Vivaria, Zephyrus, a sorcerer is on the run from a powerful noble intent on his murder.  Moira, a healer, saves his life and introduces him to Ron Brandywood, a competent and able bodyguard. Ron is three feet tall and uses his fists to defend his clients, but Zephyrus must trust Ron if … Continue reading The Lightning Thesaurus

My appearance on HorrorScreams

It was a polite, enthusiastic and engaging conversation with two very smart and informed people. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6mWLX5rHkDMRIAPzi5yMv8?si=97aUsvJRQC-C5HLYgXG0LA If you're in the UK, it is free on Spotify to listen to.

Nexum

He sat in the coffee shop, nursing an oversized black coffee with a medicinal dash of cinnamon, fingertips straying to pet his unkempt, winter growth beard as he wrote in longhand, pen caressing the thick, yellowing pages of the journal. He peered over his spectacles and stopped writing each time the doorbell chimes to announce … Continue reading Nexum

Volume

Wet Alive Far from cold More akin to the elemental forces Prompting the rain against the window Lengths, depths and widths rendered illusory Pores threaded, so each utterance you give Tugs me all over my skin The strong, alien gravity Ducts the fluid from me We are powerful fists Closing Cradling with deliberate tenderness These … Continue reading Volume

Hippocrene

Chase away The busy bagatelle, Too crazy with work To be feminine, And in doing so, Become as dry as the dust which sits, accusatory, On the black keys of the unattended piano, Here, invite me inside, Take my hands, Rough, warm fingers unplucking the knots you've become Peel away the duties you destroy yourself … Continue reading Hippocrene

Mess

I want to make A mess of you Fuck you into Smithereens Not from an absence Of understanding, Its opposite, To see your hair Spread out  Wrapped around my Hand as I whisper My instructions, Each thrust Is a prayer To the hunger Making you beg, Baby girl, Thrash heavy thoughts Into light, glorious  Feeling, … Continue reading Mess

Rolling The Dice For Fun

In recent times, the world of table top role-playing games has experienced a resurgence, and as a longtime games master and author, I have collated a set of tools and principles to make your experience as fun and fulfilling as possible. Please share this with your friends. https://matthew-s-school-a2c9.thinkific.com/courses/5-pillars-of-running-the-game