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New Book Sale!

Posted by Derek Chamberlain on Sunday, October 19, 2014, In : Books 

I've got a new book out from Black Stump Books The Cult – the Kindle version is on sale on Amazon from Monday 19th October.

Ritual murder, aerial combat, torture, chases, magic, and mystical trials – The Cult has got it all. This fast-paced steampunk thriller takes you across the deserts of North Africa and back as Joseph tracks a renegade priest determined to overthrow the Empire and bring about the final apocalypse. 

Joseph d'Bethel, Diviner of Great Ma'at, is a man with a troubled ...

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Posted by Derek Chamberlain on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, In : Books 

Battle Pits of D'nur is now on Sale on Amazon as part of the Countdown Deals. Get it at a reduced price this week. Sale ends on Sunday 21st September!

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Posted by Derek Chamberlain on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, In : Update 
So, this has been an exciting couple of days. My book came out on August 15 and then I started looking at other ways to make it more accessible. I went to Createspace and am in the process of getting a print version done (the proof is in the mail). And, just recently, I discovered a way in which I might be able to get an audio version up on Amazon too.

All of that is just to make the ebook more visible though, and to make it more appealing as a buy. I don't expect print or audio sales (if I ma...

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Posted by Derek Chamberlain on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, In : Books 

I have just started an Indie Publisher called Black Stump Books in order to get my books out. 

The first book I am releasing is titled, Reaper Hawk: Battle Pits of D’nur. It is a Sword & Sorcery fantasy novella in which a young barbarian warrior leaves his home in search of a name and on a quest for his vanished friends and clan mates. His search for the truth takes him into the Battle-Pits of D'nur where he is forced to fight humans and beasts. His quest leads him into conflict with some o...

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Horns of a Dilemma

Posted by Derek Chamberlain on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, In : On The Web 

If you stop and think about it, as writers, there are really only two things we can do to improve our craft; practice, and study. Practice, is, of course, of great import, but I think it loses the paramount position to study because without knowing what you’re doing (which is the purpose of study) no amount of practice is going to make you any better. 

Now, that doesn’t mean that we should just buy all the books on writing and do all the exercises and prompts in them. For one thing, ther...

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I'm a writer, editor, indie publisher, and dedicated Magic Spreadsheet user. Originally from Adelaide, Australia, I've been living in Japan since 1995. I've had a life-long interest in writing and in speculative fiction. My first book was published in mid-2014.
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