• Dark Age – Out In Paperback

    by  • April 4, 2019 • 0 Comments

    …soon, that is. The finished copies have just arrived from my publisher and look fantastic, I think. You can pre-order Dark Age from your favourite bookshop or get them online here. Here’s the blurb: Bridging the gap between ‘Game of Thrones’ and Bernard Cornwell comes the second chapter in James Wilde’s epic adventure of...

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    Buy Pendragon At A Knock-Down Price

    by  • March 1, 2019 • 0 Comments

    If you’re thinking about sampling my new Dark Age series, now’s the time. The first book in the trilogy, Pendragon, will be available at just 99p as a Kindle Monthly Deal for a very short period. Find it here. The second book Dark Age is out now and the big wrap-up, The Bear King,...

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    Be A Grim Wolf

    by  • February 21, 2019 • 0 Comments

    If you ever wondered why I chose these fellas to be the totem animals of the Grim Wolves, the Roman army arcani scouts in Pendragon, Dark Age and The Bear King, there’s a great article here: Wolves have many qualities, says Elli Radinger, among them altruism, respect for their elders, and a love of...

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    The Bear King Is On The March

    by  • January 31, 2019 • 4 Comments

    When I start writing a book, I do a thousand words across the first hour of my working day every day, leaving me the rest of the session free to work on scripts and pitches. I slowly ramp that rate up as I get to know the characters and themes. I’m currently averaging about...

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    Welcome To My Office

    by  • November 29, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Finished the first draft of a movie script today. That seemed good enough a reason to celebrate. When you spend all your working day in solitary confinement hunched over a screen, trust me, you seize every moment to embrace life. Took myself down to my current favourite libation emporium, the Hagen and Hyde in...

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    Give Me All Your Mulled Wine

    by  • November 21, 2018 • 0 Comments

    One of the things I quickly learned as a writer is that you need to feed the soul to stay creative. Spend your hours stuck in your office in front of a screen cranking out a word-count, you kill your talent by degrees. As anyone who follows me on Instagram knows, I like to...

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    Running

    by  • November 16, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Stepped my daily run back up to 7km. This week I’ve been heading out when it’s dark (with a head lamp to light the way). Totally different atmosphere, whether I’m tramping across Tooting Common or trundling through open countryside, seeing the occasional walker emerge from the gloom like a ghost. Running has been an...

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    The Bear King

    by  • October 26, 2018 • 0 Comments

      The next in line: “Like a story, the important thing about life is how it is played out.  It does not matter where you stop.  Stop wherever you want to, but just attach a good ending.” ~ Seneca

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    First Review Of Dark Age

    by  • October 17, 2018 • 0 Comments

    “Wilde’s descriptions of the battles between the barbarians and the locations where these took place were so developed and enriched that it was as though the scenes were playing out right in front of my eyes. It was this metaphorical sophistication which truly positions Dark Age in a league of its own.”

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    Dark Age – In Shops Now

    by  • October 8, 2018 • 5 Comments

    Order it from your favourite bookshop, or check it out here… The blurb: Bridging the gap between ‘Game of Thrones’ and Bernard Cornwell comes the second chapter in James Wilde’s epic adventure of betrayal, battle and bloodshed . . . It is AD 367, and Roman Britain has fallen to the vast barbarian horde...

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