Category Archives: dystopia

I’m not good, but who is.

When I was a kid at Pudsey park on the outskirts of Leeds, just across from the abandoned Traction Engine steam roller, in the main play ground there was a Helter-Skelter. It was a proper Helter-Skelter, a huge wooden construction. … Continue reading

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Micro Fictions

I don’t like micro fiction. I say this not to denigrate it as entertainment or indeed as an art form. It is simply a personal thing. If pushed as to why I don’t like it then I will admit that … Continue reading

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A Harvey Christmas to all

Christmas is coming, the goose is looking worriedly at the chopping block, good will to all men, women, and those who define themselves as neither. the fat bloke in red with a beard you could lose reindeers in is preparing … Continue reading

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A look back at Indie April

Last month as you may be aware I threw the doors of the passing place wide open to a series of guest posts from indie writers of all kith and kin. The brief i gave them all was simple, write … Continue reading

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Speculating on Emi…

There is nothing wrong with reading something that is predictable, trite, the average fare, boy meets girl, boy hates girl, girl hates boy, boy argues with girl over a foolish misunderstanding, boy goes and does something foolish, girl realises she … Continue reading

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Quotes for 2020 #51

Its been a little while… And the world is a little strange right  now which has contributed in part to it being a while…  But it seems time for another quote, one from a master of the odd, strange and … Continue reading

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Maybe: A Victorian Steampunk Mystery

Maybe, for anyone unaware, was released a week ago on the ides of march and despite all the current problems the world is facing, it’s done remarkably well. Sadly, however, several of the events I was due to attend with … Continue reading

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How to Save the Planet: Guest Blog by Luke Eastwood

How To Save The Planet  – a science fact emergency We live in a very strange world, one where what would formerly have been science fiction a few years ago is now very much the real world. One of my … Continue reading

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Quotes for 2020 #4

As its not just a new year, but a whole new decade. I thought among all the other things I do here I would do a daily series of quotes from my favourite authors. Just for the hell of it… … Continue reading

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A Merry Harvey Christmas To all…

Its never too late to release another book (been a busy year for me , Two novels  and stories in five anthologies) In all likelihood the final book release of the year… The ever indubitable Harvey ‘tinsel and reindeer candy’ … Continue reading

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