A decade ago, in a world far, far away…

Warning: Blog contains personal views, graphic descriptions and graphic images that might not be your thing. Before the Beginning (ten years ago, Tralee, Ireland) The brooding clouds of Co. Kerry She woke between sleeps. We were all there, beside her. As she had been there for us since the moment we were born. The word …

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Free books – honestly

It's birthday time - so for 14th and 15th Feb my novel, Metropolitan Dreams, and Prompt Stories, my short fiction collection, will be FREE in Kindle ebook format. Metropolitan Dreams UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Metropolitan-Dreams-Mark-King-ebook/dp/B01N6T3TO8 … US: https://www.amazon.com/Metropolitan-Dreams-Mark-King-ebook/dp/B01N6T3TO8 … Prompt Stories UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/PROMPT-stories-collection-short-fiction-ebook/dp/B07HJHHG8S … US: https://www.amazon.com/PROMPT-stories-collection-short-fiction-ebook/dp/B07HJHHG8S … Hope you enjoy them, if you do, please leave a review. Thanks very much - …

The process of editing a novel (a.k.a the hardest yet most rewarding thing you can do as a writer)

The draft novel is finished. What now? Almost two years ago, I wrote a post explaining how I took zero words and managed to produce the first draft of a novel. I spent my entire life aspiring to do this almost impossible thing. Life is busy, hectic, full of responsibilities and serious stuff going on--but …

VS365 One year on

FlashDogs Update 5h September 2017 will see the anniversary of VSS365. What is VSS365? A daily prompt (sometimes more than one) is posted each day on Twitter from the @flashdogs account. This for anyone that wants to write a tweet-sized story based on the prompt. Generally, this is just a word, but sometimes it is …

Interview: The Dust Lounge

An interview with some very hard questions. I'd expect nothing less when talking to Tamara Rogers, talented artist and imagineer of Grind Spark. http://www.thedustlounge.com/thought-tinkerings/chatting-with-mark-a-king-author-of-metropolitan-dreams/   CHATTING WITH MARK A KING – AUTHOR OF METROPOLITAN DREAMS MARCH 15, 2017 Today I am all sorts of pleased to welcome Mark A King to the Dust Lounge. The …