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.

December 17, 2016

Welcome to a very special BenCast, where I dig deeper into some of the things I write about, but don't necessarily know a lot about – this time, blacksmithing. Fortunately, I know a blacksmith. Simon Bushell talks us through forging, how a forge works, and some of the...

September 20, 2016

This week I'm pleased to feature fellow dark fantasy author Simon Williams onto The Fiction Factory. This is the first in a new series of interviews with authors, indie and traditional. My hope is you can find some new talent, and get an insight into the authors' caree...

August 1, 2016

So this is it – my author timeline so far, illustrating when I started and published 9 out of my 10 books (all except the French translation of The Written, which was published in June 2015).

Inspired by something similar that Mark Lawrence has done in the pas...

June 16, 2016

I've been doing some googling, finding out the most common searches for "why are writers/authors...". Here are the results. Enjoy.

Don't forget, you can follow me on Twitter @BenGalley, on Facebook /BenGalleyAuthor, or at my site

Music by The Longcut:...

Please reload

The Forever King - Second Sneak Peek

October 3, 2019

Please reload