Thought Provoking Science Fiction

Thought Provoking Science Fiction

If you are the kind of reader who desperately needs to have every nuance, ever action and reaction explained to you like a small child, then my style of science fiction writing is clearly not for you. I write in such a way as to make you ask yourself questions all the way through the […]

My Circle of Friends

My Circle of Friends

With the exception of a handful of personal friends who I’ve known for years, most of my current circles of friends on the internet are all writers. What’s wrong with that, I hear you cry? The short answer from a book sales point of view is – simply everything. Put yourself in my shoes and […]

Are You a Literary Dunce?

Are You a Literary Dunce?

If words and their use really matter to you, I’m afraid to say that these days, you (and I) appear to be in a minority.  Take as an example the ‘comments’ people leave on various blog posts. Yesterday I was reading a post on a friend’s blog about the unacceptably poor standards in a lot […]

My Dreams

My Dreams

Ever had a dream that woke you up frustrated and angry? I did the other night. In my dream I was standing inside my favourite bookshop back in Hamilton, the city I lived  in for forty two years in New Zealand. I could clearly see the whole interior. The shop in question was long and […]

Every Once in a While

Every Once in a While

Every once in a while something happens that raises your spirits. The Seventh Age is my second sci-fi novel for this year. I began thinking about how I get it noticed by an industry reviewer. Then I remembered a particular well known writer I am fortunate to have become acquainted with via a well known […]

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