Barcelona Terror Attack

I wasn't going to say anything about this because it should be obvious what I think. People that kill for their race or religion are misguided, stupid and morally bankrupt. If there is a reason for this life that we live, it has to be to treat each other well…

The Loss of Democracy

I have used this blog almost exclusively for talking about literature and my novels. That's what this site is for. But I have to share this with you because some things must never be silenced. I put the text below in a comment somewhere, but I don't want to lose it in…

Reviews and indy authors

As mentioned in a previous post, my novels are self-published. This means I have no means of displaying posters in city centres or underground stations, they won't be lying face up in bookstores and there won't be any morning television appearances where I explain where the spark came from and…

Blood and Rain – novel published

For immediate release. Blood and Rain, Villi Asgeirsson's second novel, is published on 3 March 2017. It is a historic novel, taking place in civil war Spain in 1937. The novel follows a young Icelander, Gunnar Ólafsson, as he tries to realise his dream of becoming a world famous journalist.…

Becoming an Author

An overnight success is years in the making. I'm not saying I'm a successful author. Not in the commercial sense. I may have sold a few hundred copies of Under the Black Sand, but that is not commercial success. Blood and Rain is coming in just under two weeks and…

Every Writer has a Voice

I was at work last night when a colleague asked if I already had the paperback of the new novel. It won't come out for another two weeks, but I have my first print run. She took it, and after complimenting the cover design and format of the book, opened it…

A Year in the Life

It's been a year since I completed the first draft. As of 12 September 2015, Blood and Rain existed. The novel was scheduled to be published in spring 2016, but things happened. [caption id="attachment_161" align="alignright" width="222"] Blood and Rain - concept cover[/caption] First, the website went down and my hosting…

HUNGER CITY 4 – Diamond Dogs

Part four of the Hunger City saga is up and things are getting out of control. Hunger City is loosely based on Diamond Dogs, an album released by David Bowie in 1974. Luna crawled in the ashes and tried to get a view of the hall outside the shop. There…
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