Who is this Matthew Brown character, anyway?
Matthew is a developer from Thanet, Kent. He suffers from a degenerative spine condition that hurts quite a bit and stops him doing much. Yet, while his body might not be free, his mind certainly is.
Matthew is the current lead dev for Author Buzz. He also blogs for Author Buzz, Thanet Star, and on The Fantastic site of Lord Matt, super geek. When he is not blogging or writing code, Matt likes to write fiction. You might say writing is Matthew’s main passion in life. Were you to say that you’d probably be right too.
Matthew is dyslexic (which means his spelling is just the worst) but never one to let that hold him back, he loves writing anyway. Matthew chairs a local writers group which he helped to found back in 2013. He started it because for years he wanted to attend a writers’ group and couldn’t find one. Since then, he has discovered there are a whole bunch – which is just typical.
Matthew Brown’s preferred genres
Matthew is a big geek who loves Science Fiction and Fantasy. He likes hard sci-fi and softer space opera stuff too. Anything that’s good for daydreaming and asking questions like “what if…?”
Matthew’s work has been favourably compared to Douglas Adams more than once. This made him grin like a loon because he loves Douglas Adams’ work.
This is a story that riffs on folktales and is not what you think it is. Each chapter is just long enough to be interesting and just short enough to read on a coffee break. The protagonist is called Malial.
Everything you think you know about this story is wrong.
This story was written purely to have fun. It borrows characters from other works in progress. The cat is called Normal. It talks.
You are probably right about most of the assumptions you make about this story. Unless you are wrong.
Matthew’s Author Buzz blog exists only for him to share his stories. He has other blogs for politics, code, geekiness, random thoughts, dieting, making money, and… Damn! Does this guy like to blog, or what?
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