Category Archives: Fantasy Fiction

Time to Celebrate

I’m not one for keeping track of the years and observing dates. So it came a surprise when WordPress sent me this What should I do to celebrate? I’m not one for parties. While wondering I looked back to my … Continue reading

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Murky’s Empire

The Magnificent Maker made humankind and like troublesome flies, they multiplied. ‘Here are too many,’ he said and sent a flood. He saved a few which again became many. They had roofs over their heads, food in their bellies and … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING Learning to Fly

The Spinner’s Game Continues… Medievalist Neve is delighted to find herself surrounded by swirling colours and foot-stomping music in Regin-jarl’s mead hall… even if her presence is dependent on the memories of a banished angel. Prompted by the angel to … Continue reading

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Update: March 2021

It’s been a while, so it’s not surprising if you thought I’d deserted you. Of course, I have not; but I have had to redistribute my time. A year ago, when I released The Spinner’s Game for sale on Amazon, … Continue reading

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CCC117: Learning to Fly

Neve refused to speak to Raesan until safely arrived at the heliport. And the tension… like she sat in a bath with someone butter-fingered holding a bar-heater above her. It was a wonder the combined anger of Rat and Raesan … Continue reading

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This Kiss

Mindless of the pressing chores The waiting floors, the empty stores She strolled along a dream-cast road And watched a leather-sided toad. With a tug at her dirty work-stained frock She sat beside him on a river rock. He looked … Continue reading

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I Cast My Net and Look What I Caught

With the publication of The Spinner’s Game back in March, I decided to kick-start my Twitter account (@crispinakemp1) which I started in 2018 and had promptly abandoned. To raise my profile (as they say) my activity has mostly been by … Continue reading

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This Must Be the Place

Neve did a last-minute check of all things electrical. Then Rat came behind her and powered the computer. She half-heartedly scowled at him. He accessed iTunes and scrolled and selected – oh what a surprise – Talking Heads, This Must … Continue reading

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A Gentle Reminder this Bright Day in May

On this bright and sunny day in May, I’d just like to say… … all five books of The Spinner’s Game historical epic fantasy are currently on sale on Amazon, as paperbacks and as ebooks on Kindle Unlimited. Go get … Continue reading

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Beta Readers Wanted for Learning to Fly

BETA READERS WANTED FOR WORK-IN-PROGRESS Learning to Fly: The blurb When Neve’s grandma dies, she decides now is a good time to find her mother… only to decide against it when she discovers she’ll have to take a long-haul flight. … Continue reading

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