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Matthew Ward

Matthew Ward

Matthew Ward

Cat-servant and owner of more musical instruments than he can actually play (and considerably more than he can play well), Matthew Ward is the author of the Legacy Trilogy and the forthcoming Soulfire Saga. He’s also the architect of Coldharbour, and a roaming Creative Consultant and Voice Director in video game land, including Vermintide, Vermintide 2, Darktide and Aliens: Dark Descent. He’s afflicted with an obsession for old places – castles, historic cities and the London Underground chief amongst them – and should probably cultivate more interests to help expand out his author biography.

Loud as a Whisper

One of the freeing – and terrifying – things about writing a novel is when the characters take over.  In The Darkness Before Them one character in particular made it very, very clear that...

Let the Characters Take the Wheel

Every now and then (eerily it’s often around the time of a book launch) I’m asked a question that boils down to “What Comes First, Plot or Character?” The answer – at least for...

Three Things I Wish I’d Known

November marks an occasion both amazing and terrifying: my Orbit debut, Legacy of Ash, is unleashed upon the world. While I’ve been writing for decades now, accumulating a small library of self-published works, a...