Finally! After finishing a novel, which took up the bulk of two years, I found it difficult to simply stop. Just like a marathon runner continues trotting past the finish line, momentum prevented me from dropping the pen and backing away from the keyboard. So, what to do with the residual creativity? The answer came […]

One of the best things about creating a world – or in my case, three of them – is filling it with easter eggs. If this makes you think of chocolate then either you’re hungry or you’ve never seen a Marvel movie. Easter eggs are hidden gems for viewers/readers to discover and can make the […]

Goodreads Book Giveaway Mrs God by Mark Evans Giveaway ends May 29, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway To celebrate a great THREE months since the publication of my most recent novel, I’m offering everyone the chance to win one of THREE SIGNED COPIES. Be quick – the competition is open for […]

On World Book Day, it’s crucial that we all use the best and most powerful skill we’ve ever been taught – the ability to read. Books can take you to faraway places without taking a step; can show you things that are impossible to see; can make you laugh and cry and care for people […]

Today is Leap Day. It’s also the day my new novel, Mrs God: Trinity, is released and I’m asking you to take a leap of faith by purchasing my fantasy/sci-fi/action adventure on this rare date. If you read your books digitally then there are several ways you can download it: Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk Apple iBooks Nook […]

Notebook… manuscript… paperback… A picture is worth a thousand words, but this one shows how my random scribblings mutated into a note-riddled beta reader manuscript and finally a 110,000-word fantasy/sci-fi book. You’re looking at 18 months of work (blood, sweat, and frantic keyboard bashing) in which the nugget of a hint of a glimpse of […]

I’m lucky. I grew up in a city. I had a good choice of where I wanted to watch the latest film releases. There were cinemas all over Cork City. But if I¬†wished to see Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters then there was only one place to go – the Capitol on the Grand Parade. The place […]