Stone & Sun – New Edition Out Now

My reissue of the Stone trilogy is now complete, with the publication of a brand new edition of Stone & Sun. First published by HarperCollins in 2001, this epic fantasy novel is the concluding volume in the series that begins with Stone & Sky. Continuing his adventures across the world-wall of Stone, Victorian explorer Jonah … Continue reading Stone & Sun – New Edition Out Now

Stone & Sea – New Edition Out Now

It gives me enormous pleasure to announce the publication of a brand new edition of Stone & Sea. First published by HarperCollins in 2000, this epic fantasy novel is a sequel to Stone & Sky and follows the continuing adventures of Victorian explorer Jonah Lightfoot as he sets sail across a vertical ocean filled with … Continue reading Stone & Sea – New Edition Out Now

Stone & Sky – New Edition Out Now

Many months ahead of schedule, I'm thrilled to announce the publication of a brand new edition of Stone & Sky, my epic fantasy novel first published by HarperCollins in 1999. Except for a few very minor tweaks to the text, this new edition – available in paperback and for the first time as an ebook … Continue reading Stone & Sky – New Edition Out Now

Coming Soon – The Stone Trilogy Republished

Imagine a wall as big as a world, built from stones the size of city blocks. Giant castles cling to its face like limpets to a cliff. Broad ledges create roads winding into the unknown distance. Exotic creatures roam the heights. The greatest question is to ask what may lie at the top of this … Continue reading Coming Soon – The Stone Trilogy Republished

Catacombia Wins “Leipzeiger LeseKompass” Award

I was thrilled to learn that Catacombia: Descent into the Deep, my adventure novel for young readers written under the pseudonym R.L. Ferguson, has received a Leipzeiger Lesekompass award in the 10-14 age category. The first volume in a fantasy trilogy, the book tells the story of a boy called Sam who is unexpectedly plunged … Continue reading Catacombia Wins “Leipzeiger LeseKompass” Award

Out Now — The Illusion Almanac: Creating The Matrix Resurrections

Published today, the latest issue of my digital filmcraft magazine The Illusion Almanac goes behind the scenes on the visual effects of The Matrix Resurrections. Inside you'll find 90 pages* of in-depth interviews and stunning images, illuminating the amazing craft of the visual effects artists who brought to life the extraordinary future worlds of the … Continue reading Out Now — The Illusion Almanac: Creating The Matrix Resurrections

Catacombia: Grimorga Awakens – Publication Day

Today, February 1, 2022, marks the publication of Catacombia: Grimorga Awakens, the second novel in my fantasy trilogy for young readers, written under the pseudonym R.L. Ferguson. The first book told the story of a teenager called Sam who is unexpectedly plunged into a secret realm hidden deep underground. Here's the blurb for the second … Continue reading Catacombia: Grimorga Awakens – Publication Day

Castellia — New Novelette in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

I'm thrilled to have my latest piece of short fiction Castellia published in the November/December 2021 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. My heartfelt thanks go to editor Sheree Renée Thomas, who chose the novelette for inclusion in this latest edition of the legendary bi-monthly magazine. The story grew from seeds sown … Continue reading Castellia — New Novelette in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

New Article on Virtual Production for Producers Guild of America

In my non-fiction life as a journalist covering film and television production, I recently had the honour of writing an article for Produced By, the official magazine of the Producers Guild of America. Click below to visit this blog's sister website The Illusion Almanac, where you can read the complete article Into the Virtual World, … Continue reading New Article on Virtual Production for Producers Guild of America

Catacombia and Alyxa Delivery

My author copies of Catacombia and book 3 of the School of Alyxa trilogy arrived in the mail today, both written under the pseudonym R.L. Ferguson, and published in German translation by Ravensburger. Love these covers! Catacombia After falling through a shaft in the middle of the night, 13-year-old Sam suddenly finds himself deep beneath … Continue reading Catacombia and Alyxa Delivery