Eugenica Revisited

Mesozoic is now published and that particular project has finished. There is, of course, a very satisfying feeling of accomplishment when a book is completed and put out there for the reading public to enjoy, but what does an author do immediately after that? I do not know about other writers but I like to … Continue reading Eugenica Revisited

So, I got a 5 Star Review

I have written previously about how much I value readers' reviews of my books and also how frustrating it is not having very many such reviews. Well, I finally got another one. Anders Bloom wrote a very pleasing review on the KOBO website and gave Eugenica 5 stars, but that is not the important part, … Continue reading So, I got a 5 Star Review

Why on Earth Would You Want to Write about Eugenics?

“So what is your next book about?” “Eugenics.” “Eugenics, what’s that?” “Put simply the idea that if you breed good with good you get better.” “Why on earth would you want to write about that?” “Good question!” That is a brief account of a conversation that I had very recently. The person I was talking … Continue reading Why on Earth Would You Want to Write about Eugenics?

Writing About Disability isn’t Pretty is it?

Having just started submitting my manuscript for Eugenica to literary agents I received a comment that made me ponder the wisdom of having four main characters all of whom are disabled; disability is not attractive! I agree, it is not. And the fact is that some people have a problem in dealing with disabled people. … Continue reading Writing About Disability isn’t Pretty is it?