Rory Mackay


Born and raised in Scotland, I'm a writer, artist and something of a philosopher too. I'm also a social activist, animal lover, music junkie, photographer, cake enthusiast and generally rather-chilled-out-guy.

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Kill the Past, Destroy the World
Price: Free! Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An old sorceress returns to her homeland, determined to seek revenge for the sins of the past, while embroiled in a plot that will jeopardise the future of her world. Blurring the boundaries between good and evil, this intriguing short story serves as prelude to the epic fantasy/science-fiction novel "The Key of Alanar". Rory Mackay is author of the critically acclaimed novel "Eladria".
Tao Te Ching (with commentary)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,980. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
The Tao Te Ching is one of the world's oldest and most profound pieces of literature. Written around 2,500 years ago by the enigmatic Lao Tzu, its wisdom is timeless and its message just as relevant today. The text, subtle, poetic and insightful, is presented here in its entirety with commentary on all 81 verses.
The Royal Runaway
Price: Free! Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A young princess embarks on a desperate quest to find her missing mother.
Artan's Night
Price: Free! Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A boy with a secret power. A town under siege. And a twist of fate that will change the destiny of an entire world.

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