Artificial Intelligence – should we be worried?

There’s a lot in the media at the moment concerning Artificial Intelligence, some hailing it as the next industrial revolution, others as Armageddon waiting to happen.  I know science fiction over the years has been […]

Getting into your characters – Inspector Kirby and Harold Longcoat

My latest project, Inspector Kirby and Harold Longcoat, due to be launched in a few week’s time, was great fun to write.  Possibly, because it’s a change from my normal diet of science fiction, set […]

Science round-up inspiration 15

  I haven’t produced a science a science round-up blog for sometime.  It’s not that I haven’t been following events and news, it’s just that I’ve had other things to blog about.  Anyway, time to […]

Why as an author I love to blog

I don’t deny that I started blogging as a way to build a profile as a writer and thereby promote my work, although not in a “buy my book, buy my book” sense.  I also […]

Science fiction and the human tribe

As a science fiction writer I’m always imagining what the future might hold for us human beings. I imagine us travelling to the stars and new worlds.  It represents an almost unlimited opportunity for a […]