A bundle so packed full of space opera we had to assemble it in orbit. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) joins with 18 different Authors in a massive 17 book storybundle to warp the spacetime of readers everywhere. Featuring New York Times Bestselling authors Michael Cooper, Mike Shepard, and Felix R. […]Read More SFWA Short Story Bundle
The last time I made a prediction about the future was in 2010. I predicted that this decade would be dominated by robotics and AI, and that by the later half of the decade domestic robots would be common place. So half right isn’t bad, and we still have a few years left. My new […]Read More Predicting the Future
I know. I’ve been neglecting you. I could give you a list of reasons, all of them good, logical, honest and inadequate. The truth is that I have been writing intermittently; switching projects, writing new stuff, writing old stuff, then writing some more new stuff. I have been in-between different jobs in my other […]Read More Author in Transition
Regret is such a fine emotional blessing It causes forgiveness in the wrathful Feel remorse for those who we offended Repent our trespasses against our Lord Cherish what moments we have left together – Nasrullah AnwarRead More Regret – A Sufi Poem
1. Don’t answer the phone. 2. Avoid your siblings and friends 3. Rip your modem out of the socket 4. Drop your smartphone into toilet 5. Wrap your laptop in foil 6. Don’t go into work 7. Definitely don’t read a magazine or newspaper (do people still do that?) 8. Put earplugs in when outside […]Read More How to avoid spoilers in ten steps?
A friend of mine posed a question on Facebook about who are our favourite fictional heroes. The archetypal hero is tall, handsome, square-jawed, muscular, white and male. He charges to the rescue without a second thought and heroically goes about looking for damsels in distress and no-gooders up to no good. Think Kevin Sorbo’s Hercules […]Read More Hero Syndrome
Introduction Dum and Dee, brother and sister, mutant and human, survivors of three tragedies; the murder of their father, the death of their mother and the fall of Elysium, the haven for those who society had rejected. Now they are in the care of the Mutant Affairs Council, but the only man who can really […]Read More Book Review: When the Silence Ends by Jade Kerrion
Warning,: contains spoilers if you have yet to read Among Thieves (shame on you!) Drothe ventures away from Idrecca to reconcile his friendship with Bronze Degan and to runaway from being a Gray Prince. Drothe, is a Nose who managed to elevate himself amongst the Kin to the position of Gray Prince. In the process he […]Read More Review: Douglas Hulick’s Sworn in Steel