Thoughts from Steve Reilly

Feeling a great deal of relief and excitement today. This is the day I finished the first draft of Rise of the Towers. It is a fantasy story set in the mountains of Shade and follows the lives of  a group of siblings as they live...

I have been asked about the what has influenced my writing. The simple answer is books. In my early school days I hated reading with a passion. Books were too long. I wanted a quick fix and so I read comics. Superman and Batman, The Fantastic...

This is the first of a series of family stories/legends - the memories of some family members In the 1920's, after Alfred’s service in World War 1 he continued to suffer the effects of a mustard gas attack that left him with lung and stomach troubles....

A cacophony of sound clouded my senses as I awoke strapped to a thin bed in the back of a van. The beeps of equipment and the sirens above echoed as I lay, barely alive. Medical supplies strapped to the metal walls of the vehicle...

This is a piece from my new novel (currently being written) called Rise of the towers. The piece is a tribal memory, a story passed down trough the generations by word of mouth. It is called Agorthmaal (the memory of Agorth)   “In a time before men walked on...

I am currently working on Rise of the Towers. I found that I had taken on too many projects and they all suffered for that. So I have chosen one of these to be my next work. The working title for the series is 'The Mountains and...

I hadn't seen the door before,It wasn't there last night.Swinging wide its golden mawAnd showing me the light.A voice was calling from beyondIn sweet and silky tones,To leave behind this Earthly bond,No need for flesh and bones. ...

Purple butterflies flitter across blood red fields. A dog, big and blue guards the queen. Fish glide through the air past clouds of golden yellow, A pink cat slithers across pink tiles hoping the dog won't see. Birds wearing their camouflage coats dart through a bubbling river. The king laughs, his emerald green feathers jiggling. This is...