Ken Boyter

Ken Boyster

Ken Boyter writes under the name of Loquacious McCarbre and is a writer and performer, co-creator and
host of the fantasy YouTube channel The Bottled Imp. He has created the Edra Tales fantasy world to
showcase his literature, spoken word audiobooks, visuals, and creative projects.

He is proud to be launching his first fantasy novel Of Magic & Monkeys at the Herts Book Festival.
His epic illustrated medieval fantasy verse storybook The Legends of Grimous Ironblood, recounts the
legendary myths, tales and stories of healer and Arch-Mage Grimous Ironblood, with over 50 black and
white illustrations by Rich Nairn.

Also in 2020, he wrote, narrated and created the short five minute animation film The Glass Princess that
tells of sibling rivalry, a struggle for power, extreme cruelty, and extreme kindness. The film was awarded
‘Runners Up’ in the Southern Maltings 5 Minute Film competition where they had over 900 entries from
around the world.

To date, Ken has written over 20 fantasy short stories for his patrons who support his creative projects. He is planning to publish the first volume of Edra Tales: Volume 1 and has had a contemporary short story in all seven of the Hertford Writers’ Circle fiction anthologies. His short story The Glamarye and the Changeling was published in the weird and speculative fiction ‘Exterus’ anthology, edited and published by G. Owen Wears.

In 2021 and 2023 Ken teamed up with Rich Nairn to create the Story Spark Cards Mythical Creatures
Deck and Story Spark Cards Magical Objects Deck. These are illustrated fantasy description cards for
writers, games masters, storytellers, and teachers to help spark ideas and imagination. He will publish his first gamebook To Catch a Thief in October. That same month he is launching Boys To
Read, to inspire boys to read, naturally! He is also developing an audience interactive stage show, Devilish Dilemmas, with Dave Van Den Bergh, where the audience chooses how the story unfolds.

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‘The Glass Princess’ animation: