The story started when I was dragged to a car boot sale myself. I didn’t find a magic pendant, nor a lost Turner seascape or a forgotten Clarice Cliff jug. What I did find was the name Wildgust and a story about travelling to an alternate dimension. The title came very soon. I wrote the words ‘mad gnomes.’
If you are wondering where I get my ideas from, the short answer is ‘everywhere’. We don’t have space for a long answer, but ideas can come from many different places. Each of my novels was inspired by a different event. In this article, I’ll tell you where the specific ideas that led to Soulkeepers came from.
A short story about Halfa, a jaded hero who decides to take control of his own fate for a change. “You aren’t making this easy.”“You’re the one talking to himself.” “Fair point.” “The horse gets a girlie horse and a warm stable, and I get a smelly cave full of deadly things that aren’t dragons!” Even heroes need to take a break.