Mathew Bridle

Mathew Bridle

“A halo of soft golden light was falling beyond Shadow Hill.”

That was all Mathew Bridle had when he sat down to write his first novel.  Two and half weeks later, The Rising, a 1980’s style slasher, was finished. Others would quickly follow in different genres: 3 Phaze (sci-fi), Lagoon (sci-fi horror), A World Lies Bleeding (sci-fi), King of Kings (fantasy), Mark (incomplete sci-fi) until Emun of Mor (fantasy).

It was on a train journey from Manchester to London that Emun, a character originally from King of Kings, walked into Mathew’s thoughts and took up residence. It took a full year to put together the 155,000-word epic fantasy, but it was time well spent. Not merely because of the quality of the work but also the world that was formed. Emun of Mor was published by an indie press, Vamplit Publishing, where it did nothing. It was hacked apart twice before it became Young Warlock in which time 5 years had passed and his life-long love of fantasy had found a home.

Among Mathew’s friends, Eric C. Williams a noted sci-fi author from the 1960s and ‘70s, helped to shape his writing with his depth of knowledge and story-crafting skills. Other writers too from his local writing circle, helped to guide and structure his language and worlds. Without these valuable inputs, Mathew believes that he would not have the skill he possesses ... (more)

Edited by 2018-12-21 (Seregil of Rhiminee)
Speculative Fiction Novels (2)
2015  Fire Thorn (The One, #2)
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2013  Young Warlock (The One, #1)
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