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 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...

January 29, 2014

As promised, I have another little sneak peek of the brand new book for you, fresh from the steaming-hot keyboard.


I'll be posting more and more as I power on towards completion. I'm being very shady about this book, I know, but that's because I want to do it right. I...

January 12, 2014

Well now. Isn't this a pretty sight? A brand new bit of fiction for you, hot from the keyboard. It's definitely been far too long since I last posted a bit of a Work In Progress, and it's a great pleasure to be doing so now!


If you missed my last post, you haven't hear...

January 8, 2014

A very happy new year to you! A little belated, I know, but my thinking was you've probably caught up on life by now, after all the Christmas and holiday madness.


And what a mad holiday it was! Full of food and drink galore. It's odd, getting back into the swing of it...

May 23, 2013

I promised myself I wouldn’t write a dramatic blog about Dead Stars. The kind you might mistake for an acceptance speech at the Oscars. The kind where I use punctuation to denote emotions, such as :’( Trust me, I won’t..... ;) Nope. None of that here.


What I will do, h...

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The Forever King - Second Sneak Peek

October 3, 2019

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