Author Archives: Paul Carroll
Magical objects were, at one point in history, all the rage. It didn’t matter very much how they came to be magical, whether it was through ensorelement or enslavery. Not all wizards – this being a very male dominated industry at … Continue reading
Featured in Life & Death from Limit Break Comics, the new comics label I set up with Gareth Luby and Gary Moloney, I bring you: Blood Bounty. Art – including watercolours – by the amazing Clare Foley. Four pages – enjoy!
There was a common misconception about witches that Amanda was sick and tired of hearing: green skin, wicked to the core, covered in boils, and wholly unattractive. She liked to think of herself as being somewhat pretty, even if she … Continue reading
Last July, the world was introduced to Frankie: a murder kitty with an arsenal too big to carry and a cheat sheet of cat puns for every occasion. (Okay, the cheat sheet is mine…) We started with How to Live With … Continue reading
As it’s Mental Health Awareness Week, I thought I’d address that most clichéd of subject: mental health and writing. First, some myths: Depression makes you more creative. Depression is a normal part about being a writer. Writing is a … Continue reading
The expression ‘Dream come true’ was never meant to be taken literally. Aspirations, desires, longings and other assorted synonyms, sure; the whole world could agree that those sorts of things can happen, eventually or suddenly, with anywhere between a lot … Continue reading
What began as a group of five was down to but one, scared, disciple. Cian watched as Taranis, still half-naked from the waist up, and Esus, inhabiting a female Garda, communed quietly, eyes closed, hands linked. The Thunderer and the … Continue reading