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.

July 23, 2019

It's time for another Fantasy Author Lounge! This month, I'm joined by Australian author Sam Hawke - author of the award-winning City of Lies and Hollow Empire. We had a hilarious time chatting about:

– fantasy as a setting as well as a genre

  • closed-room mysteries

  • ...

June 26, 2019

I'm back with another Fantasy Author Lounge, and this time in the lounge, we have fantasy author Timandra Whitecastle! Find out more.

April 9, 2019

We're back with another instalment of the Fantasy Author Lounge!

I've dragged another amazing fantasy author into the lounge and quizzed them on all things writing, fantasy and publishing. This month we talk to Phil Tucker, who is the author of the Chronicles of the Bl...

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The Forever King - Second Sneak Peek

October 3, 2019

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