A date has been set for the publication of Explorations: Through the Wormhole anthology – September 3rd. Oh the excitement… I have got hold of ARC and it’s looking good. There’s some exciting stories in there… but then I’m biased, aren’t I? PS If anyone wants to to do a review, ping me an e-mail … More Explorations: Through the Wormhole – coming soon
With one thing and another it has been a very sad time. Perhaps the saddest news is that I found one of my cats, ‘Rufus the Poofus’ dead in my garden just outside the backdoor under the decking. He died suddenly and up until that point he had been a very healthy active cat. Rufus’s … More The Science keeps rolling in… Time for Science Fiction…
Like all science fiction writers, I have ended up with bunches of stories linked to a single universe. It’s only natural. Once you’ve built a universe, it’s easier to write stories about that universe. So I put together a graphic of how my published (black titles) and some of the mature unpublished stories (orange titles) … More Innovative and Fresh Science Fiction Writing?
Well, the avalanche of new science just keeps on rolling in… First off is the news that they’ve run the first test to get nuclear fusion working at Max Planck Institute in Germany. See here for details. This is still at the experimental stages, bit so far so good. Of course there are other hot fusion … More And the science keeps on rolling in…
I’m absolutely delighted that I have got an Honourable Mention in the 4th quarter of the 2014/15 Writers of the Future contest. It’s for my 5th C.A.T. story – Eternal Vigilance. This is the 2nd Honourable mention, the first being for my 4th C.A.T. story – Space Blind. What this does mean is that the first … More A couple of news items
The rumblings about the potential dangers of developing technologies has got the attention of the United Nations. The event, organized by Georgia’s UN representatives and the UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), was set up to foster discussion about the national and international security risks posed by new technologies. There was a focus on … More Vacancy – Science Fiction Role
The news channels have been full of it – that water occasionally flows on the surface of Mars. The scientists have deduced this is possible by the changing patterns of dark streaks on the planet’s surface over the past 15 years. Even better they have identified salts lying on the surface that induce the water … More Water, water everywhere….