Category Archives: sci-fi

Grim synopsis…

In a possibly vain attempt to have my novels published by a small independent publisher, rather than be purely self-published I found my self-having to write synopsis’s of my two published novels and the forthcoming third novel ‘A Spider In The Eye…’ Actually, I … Continue reading

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Obsessions…

Writers in my experience have a tendance towards the obsessive end of the spectrum. We obsess about our stories. We obsess about our characters. We obsess about individual sentences. On occasion, we obsess about an individual word… Sometimes we obsess about where … Continue reading

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Geekgasm’s in the Nerdverse…

Geek culture has moved ever more mainstream in the last decade or so. The internet has helped. The ongoing wave of Marvel and DC movies and tv shows has fed it. The gamer generation has become the gamer second generation. … Continue reading

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Bright Futures: BitCoin Hurricane’s

The future’s bright… Utopian in fact… No, really it is… Everything has an upside, even global warming, welcome to a future where Burgundy grapes are grown on the south facing slopes of the North Yorkshire Moors, and English summers are … Continue reading

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The Rats In the Walls: The Complete Lovecraft #38

The first Lovecraft story I ever read was ‘The Rats In The Walls’. I always have, and will always, looked upon it fondly, for all its flaws. It remains the tale I am most likely to recommend as a starting … Continue reading

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30 Days of NaNoWriMo: Day 6

Day 6:  Nothing desperate about the calendars advice today… When in doubt, add a flying monkey… Target for the day, get to 10000 words Current word count 4127 words So yes I am still some way behind after the fun and … Continue reading

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Everything Must Go…

Both my novels are on Kindle 99p/99c sale this week. Which I set up some weeks ago, forgot about, got caught unawares and should have mentioned before. Nothing like a badly planned promotional sale… However, that said, please take the opportunity to … Continue reading

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