Welcome to the website of

Ken Hughes, author of the
thriller Shadowed
a book readers have

raced through in one night (see why)

and Now

now available the urban fantasy

The High Road.

The High Road cover

More stories, spells and secrets await!

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Darth Vader Missed It and Dracula Never Tried – Character Plot Twists that Matter

What single choice could make a story? Sure, we writers have dozens of strengths we might weave into a tale, but could there be one clear...


Action Stories, to Scale – Lessons from Netflix’s Daredevil

Devil may, devil may, devil may care How many devils does Daredevil dare?   I’ve finally started watching the Netflix Daredevil series. For general storytelling fun,...


Character Interview with Angie Dennard (THE HIGH ROAD)

To celebrate the release of The High Road next week, here’s a character interview with its heroine. For its companion piece (also set around Chapter 4), see...


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