Steven A. McKay

About me

Author of Amazon’s UK War chart number 1′s “Wolf’s Head”, and the sequel, “The Wolf and the Raven”, which are a new take on the Robin Hood legend, set in Yorkshire in 1321-22.

I was born in 1977, near Glasgow in Scotland. I live in Old Kilpatrick with my wife and two children.

Historical fiction is my favourite genre, but I also enjoy old science-fiction and some fantasy.

Bernard Cornwell’s King Arthur series was my biggest influence in writing “Wolf’s Head”, but I’ve also really enjoyed recent books by guys like Ben Kane, Anthony Riches, Douglas Jackson and Robert Low.

From my website

New novella finished!

Well, nearly… Just finished the first draft of the new novella! It’s at about 17,500 words, but that’ll be added to as I fill in some of the blanks. Should be good value for money if I sell the ebooks for about 77p/99c, right? It’ll also be available as a…

Daily Telegraph piece from yesterday

Here’s the article from yesterday’s Daily Telegraph. My first appearance in a national, UK-wide newspaper!

Update on new novella…

I decided to write a novella (looking at 15-20,000 words) based around Sir Richard-at-Lee’s time as a Hospitaller knight in Rhodes. I’ve managed to write 5,000 words in under a week so it looks like it’s going to happen! Cover designers have been contacted, editor is on board and the…

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