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 1, 2017

It's that time of year again. The day of feasting and cheer draw closer. Though I normally celebrate with a sale or a giveaway, this year I've decided to do something new for Christmas, and that something new is a Fantasy Christmas HamperTwo hampers in fact...

December 24, 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, it’s always good to look back on the year that’s quickly crumbling away, round it all up, and also tell you what you can expect from me in 2015. This author has a lot stored…


Overall, 2014 has been a great year. There have been the few obligat...

December 30, 2013

In this week's BenCast, Ben shows you around this brand new website, and also lets you in on a little secret - his first book THE WRITTEN is free to download from the Books page. Enjoy!

December 21, 2012

Just a quick blog today. I know you’re all probably drowning in Christmas preparations and wrapping paper and tinsel as it is. I know I am. Grr.


I’m also drowning in a spot of euphoria. If you haven’t yet heard the news, then all you need to know is this: Dead Stars Pa...

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The Forever King - Second Sneak Peek

October 3, 2019

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