Hi, everyone. This Friday 22nd November and Saturday 23rd November the Kindle ebook version of The Calvanni will be free on Amazon! Click on the Calvanni thumbnail to link to Amazon. I'd recommend the book to anyone who likes David Gemmell. Since Gemmell is my all time favourite author, The Calvanni and the other two... Continue Reading →
Here are the Supanova photos – enjoy:)
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Last weekend Rowena Cory Daniells, Cheryse Durrant and myself had a table at Supanova in Brisbane. We had a hoot and managed to sell plenty of novels at the same time. Here we are:
There were some great costumes. I took a heap of photos. Here are some of the highlights.
Me and friend Sauron
Great costumes. . .
Dr Who family – complete with Tardis and Dalek dresses. . .
Gandalf’s sneak attack on Sauron. . .
And lastly a pic of Liam McIntyre, Todd Lasance and another Sparticus series actor during a panel. They provided an interesting insight in the acting craft & the crazy on-set hi-jinks.
Supanova is here (and so are the ebooks)!
As I write this Supanova has kicked off at the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane. I’ll be there over the weekend (9-10th November) with bright shiny new copies of my Jakirian Cycle (for those from USA, Supanova is the Australian version of ComiCon). I’m be taking pics of the cosplay and posting them next week. There... Continue Reading →
Jakirian Cycle at Supanova!
Hi, everyone. I’m planning to be at Supanova Brisbane 9-10th November with my newly hatched Jakirian Cycle (for those from USA this is the Australian version of ComiCon). I’m expecting to be hugely entertained by the cosplay and the usual antics of the crowd as I sit at my table in Artist’s Alley with fellow... Continue Reading →
Books and Films Where the Protagonist Dies
Following on from an interesting discussion I was having a few days ago, I’ve been thinking about stories where the key protagonist dies at the end of the book. Always a controversial way to end a storyline, it can be downright book-at-the-wall territory. I guess it comes down to what you are looking to get... Continue Reading →
Reusable Rockets One Step Closer
Hey, did I mentioned the three books in my Jakirian Cycle are out:) For a while now Elon Musk’s Space X has be busily working away at developing a reusable rocket system, with both a first and second stage that can be reused with hours of return. The Grasshopper rocket is the test vehicle... Continue Reading →
Creating a New World
I’m still excited about my Jakirian Cycle hitting the real world. All three books – The Calvanni, Scytheman and Sorcerer – and now available through a host of on-line retailers including Amazon (For Sorcerer be sure to put “Chris McMahon Sorcerer” into the search engine) . Ebook versions of all three books are currently in... Continue Reading →
Sorcerer is Here!
Hey, guys. Book 3 of the Jakirian Cycle, Sorcerer, is now available on Amazon. Here is the extremely cool cover: I've hyperlinked it to Amazon:)
The Jakirian Cycle Has Landed!
Hi, everyone. I’m excited to say that my Jakirian Cycle has entered the real world of ink and paper! For those of you read the first Calvanni edition, the two follow-on books in the Jakirian Series are finally here! Book 2, Scytheman, has been published in print and is available through Amazon. Book 3, Sorcerer,... Continue Reading →
Back of the Envelope
Hi, everyone. You guys had quite a bit of fun tracking down the lost methane. We should do an open floor more often:) Quite a few years ago I worked for a geotechnical consulting firm. I’m a chemical engineer, and my work for these guys was all in the environmental area. Most of the engineers... Continue Reading →