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

Epic Encounters: Hall of the Orc King

I’m always on the lookout for cool gaming modules, especially when they’re based around D&D or Warhammer. When I saw the Epic Encounters range from Steamforged Games, I had to try one for myself. Epic Encounters contain a set of linked encounters designed as one-shot adventures or bolt-ons to existing Dungeons and Dragons campaigns. The […]


Painting Deathwing: Strike Master

They are the elite first company of the Unforgiven, the bane of traitors, and privy to some of the darkest secrets of the 41st millennium. They are the Deathwing, the ultimate censure of angels. To demonstrate how I paint the bone white warriors of the Dark Angels’ veteran company, I’m using a kitbashed Deathwing Strike […]

Miniature Painting Basics, Hints and Tips

We’re all at different stages in our hobby journeys and often the real basics can be taken for granted, leaving newcomers confused. I asked around some painters to find out what they wished they’d known when they first started. Here’s a quick guide to some basics, definitions and tips that should help avoid pitfalls. Basic […]