Romance in Science Fiction

Romance in Science Fiction

Romance in Science Fiction is quite a polarising topic, much like marmite. There is something about this particular genre that makes authors tend to shy away from overplaying the romantic angle. Although that’s not to say all SciFi avoids it, maybe it’s just the stuff that I’ve read (and please feel free to put me […]

Reavers

Reavers

Reavers were something I developed as a way to explore the darker side of time; what happens at the end of your timeline. Death is not an easy subject to deal with, no one likes to see a character die – except for George RR Martin who seems to take incredible pleasure in offing his […]

Book 2 – The crafting begins

Maelstrom

There is something daunting about finishing the first draft. For me, it’s the possibly the easiest part of the work, maybe because I’m following my outline (or not) and basically letting the story go where it will. That’s the best way I have found to get the through it. I’m not saying it’s by any […]

Newton, Apples and the Memoirs of Stukeley

Newton

I saw a comment on Amazon.com the other day; a reader had not enjoyed my reference to Newton and the apocryphal apple incident. It is a passing remark that the Colonel makes during a drunken evening: They both drank then to ‘an interesting death’ and sank into quiet contemplation of their own mortality and those they had […]

Great Review from Doctor Who Online

Review by Doctor Who Online

The time lords over at DoctorWho-Online have recently reviewed the Anachronist and had some rather pleasant things to say about it: Anachronist is the perfect blend of History and Science Fiction with intelligent plot devices, rich characters and more time travel than you can shake a stick at. In fact, this is a story that […]