I’m Dan Morley – writer, tabletop gamer and martial artist from Staffordshire, England. I write short stories and novels in my own settings, alongside freelance work as writer, proofreader and creative consultant for tabletop games.

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Latest Blog Posts


Painting Projects of 2020

If 2020 has been good for anything, it’s been the gift of time for hobby. Along with the release of Indomitus and 9th edition Warhammer 40000, this mostly led to some real progress on my Dark Angels. Here’s a look at what I’ve been painting over the last year. Aeldari The year started with my […]


Painting Dark Angels: Green Armour

Painting the Unforgiven, the first and greatest of the Space Marine chapters, can be a straightforward and repeatable process of shades and edge highlights. Here’s the method I use. Prime and Base Coat If you can get hold of a can of Citadel Caliban Green spray, do so – it’s perfect. Unfortunately, that’s out of […]


Dark Angels Bladeguard Ancient Conversion

When the Indomitus set was announced, I knew I wanted to do try my hand at a few conversions to give them more of a Dark Angels flavour. The one I was most interested in was the Bladeguard Ancient. Here’s what I came up with and how it’s done. The Banner The most obvious change […]