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...

March 13, 2016

Writing's a funny old game. So hermitic and yet such a widely shared experience. Each writer has their own way of writing, and yet we all seem to share the same problems. From accidentally deleting chapters and pulling long hours to the adjusted views of reality and ma...

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The Forever King - Second Sneak Peek

October 3, 2019

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