Author Archives: jameslecky

Cursed and Beloved at Swords and Sorcery Magazine

My short story Cursed and Beloved is currently online at Curtis Elett’s very fine Swords and Sorcery Magazine. Check it out, why not. http://www.swordsandsorcerymagazine.com/story-2.html   Advertisements

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A Little More Publishing News

Just got word from Curtis Ellett that he’s accepted my short story Cursed and Beloved for the October issue of Swords and Sorcery. It’s a sequel to But the Dreams of Men, which appeared in Swords and Sorcery earlier this … Continue reading

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Another Infrequent Update

My article on the Irish sf writer James White should be online at the Honest Ulsterman in the next few days. White was best known for his medical-sf novels and stories set around the enormous space hospital Sector General, but … Continue reading

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An Infrequent Update

I have been somewhat lackadaisical with my blogging of late, mostly because I’ve been researching and working on my Alexander the Great novel (which now stands at about 33,000 words). However, there is a little bit of publishing news. . … Continue reading

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Alexander of Macedon

20,000 words into my novel based on the life of Alexander the Great and I’m beginning to realise what a mammoth task I have set myself. I’ve also realised that, of course, Alexander did not exist in isolation. Firstly, and … Continue reading

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Alexander the Great

I’m reading a lot of books on Alexander the Great these days because, well, I’m currently working on a novel about Alexander. It’s had a long – and mostly unbeknownst beginning. Last year I read two excellent books on the … Continue reading

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Swings and Roundabouts

Just received word from a publisher that their new projects are not going ahead and have had two short stories released back to me. Disappointing, but that’s the way of things sometimes. The publishing world, regardless of scale, can be … Continue reading

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