Welcome to The Fiction Factory - a blog that Ben's being writing on the side since he was a lot younger and a lot prettier. The Factory is smorgasbord of blogs and videos about Ben's progress as an indie author, his research and creative processes, news about new books, self-publishing advice, and whatever else he stumbles across on the internet – usually cat gifs.

October 11, 2018

Have you ever heard a golem speak? Well, now you can! Quick hint – It sounds somewhat like a landslide...

Listen for yourself in this snippet from The Heart of Stone #audiobook, read by Adam Stubbs 👂🤘

If you haven't got your copy of The Heart of Stone in audio yet, fin...

June 18, 2015

I've been ferreted away in my writing cave for several months now, typing furiously away at Bloodmoon. I'm pleased to say it's now finished, and with the editors! Find out about when it'll be released, and all the other things happening in my world of books and mischie...

March 16, 2015

No, I have not become a chihuahua. I am still human (remotely). I have been turned into a busy person, however!


When I last posted a sneak peek of the new work-in-progress: Bloodmoon, I was barely at 10,000 words. Little over a month later, and this badboy is standing...

November 23, 2014

In this week's BenCast, Ben reveals more about his new Emaneska short story - Iron Keys, and reads an exclusive section from the first chapter. Enjoy!


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October 16, 2014

Right, you crazy lot. It’s time to bring you up to speed. Apologies for the radio silence again. It’s not been the easiest of months trying to juggle so many aspects, and having several projects come to an end in the same weekend. However, I have persevered, and with t...

July 1, 2014

So the Emaneska novels are out. The special edition hardbacks are out too. The Written graphic novel is in its publishing stage. Surely I'd be happy with that?


Nope. Audio.


I'm very pleased to announce that last week I launched a project to turn the first Emaneska book...

June 11, 2014

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What a busy start to the summer it has been, but what an incredible start as well!


Today I’m going to fill you in on all the things I’ve been working on. It has been a while since the last blog or BenCast (sadly, my face still isn’t quit...

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The Forever King - Second Sneak Peek

October 3, 2019

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