When I was younger Science Fiction was one particular genre that always fascinated me. I was a fan of Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, Ray Bradbury and such. I found their alternative worlds rich in texture and imagination, even the darker tales. I have to admit to enjoying 'space opera' as well, a sub-genre that is … Continue reading Take Science Fiction
Considering that my last post was a little bit serious I thought I might change the mood a little with a discussion about music. One of the things that I have found is that when I am writing or working on my books in any other way, such as editing for example, then I really … Continue reading On a Lighter Note
“Before my diagnosis with multiple sclerosis, I knew what ‘the disabled’ looked like and I'm sure I had the right instincts towards ‘them’. But I had no understanding of what it was like to be ‘disabled’ and no understanding of the myriad obstacles — born out of discrimination or disinclination, bureaucracy or bullying, ineptitude or ignorance, … Continue reading There is No Benefit to Being Disabled
I set myself the target of October 2017 to publish the final part of the Sorrow Song Trilogy; The Blade’s fell Blow. I do not normally impose deadlines on myself, I know from past experience that I do not work well with them. This is partly because I have a medical condition that reacts to … Continue reading The Blade’s fell Blow
I was looking around Amazon with my own novels as a starting point and I realised that there many fine examples of book covers out there. In fact it seems that everyone has upped their game with regards to covers. As I perused the offerings that came up as being in the same genre as … Continue reading I had a Moment of Design Madness – Unless it Works of Course in Which Case it’s Genius!