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Matthew Ward

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Matthew Ward is a writer, cat-servant and owner of more musical instruments than he can actually play (and considerably more than he can play well). He’s afflicted with an obsession for old places – castles, historic cities and the London Underground chief amongst them – and should probably cultivate more interests to help expand out his author biography.

After a decade serving as a principal architect for Games Workshop’s Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000 properties, Matthew embarked on an adventure to tell stories set in worlds of his own design. He lives near Nottingham with his extremely patient wife – as well as a pride of attention-seeking cats – and writes to entertain anyone who feels there’s not enough magic in the world.

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Matthew Ward I keep writing. Maybe not that scene, or that passage, but it's important to keep the steam up. Sooner or later, it cracks.…moreI keep writing. Maybe not that scene, or that passage, but it's important to keep the steam up. Sooner or later, it cracks.(less)
Matthew Ward Don't stop writing. It's a brutal business to get a foothold in, so keep moving forward, learn what you can from your rejections, and plough on.…moreDon't stop writing. It's a brutal business to get a foothold in, so keep moving forward, learn what you can from your rejections, and plough on.(less)
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Wardscrawl: Supporting Characters

As long as I can remember, I’ve loved supporting casts more than main characters. Let's talk a little bit about the why, the who and the how.


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"I enjoyed this! LEGACY OF ASH is another debut coming out this year that’s certainly worth a look if you’re into slightly more historical-feeling epic fantasy. It’s an interesting mix – it was pitched to me as A GAME OF THRONES meets Bernard Cromwell" Read more of this review »
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