What makes a good science fiction read (or not) – 2)

Last week I outlined my frustration with a book that I enjoyed reading on one level, but annoyed me on another, because the basic logic behind the story didn’t stand up.   This started me thinking […]

What makes a good science fiction read? Part 1)

This blog (and some future ones, I also want to cover the same for Fantasy) were prompted by two books I have read recently.  The first being ‘Zero Point (Owner Trilogy 2)’ by Neal Asher […]

8 Writers ‘Resolutions’

I’m calling these resolutions because it’s that time of year.  But they’re more a collection of things I know I need to do to “maximise my potential” (sorry that’s a phrase from a previous incarnation […]

30, yes 30! things I’ve learnt in 2013

2013 in many ways has been a big year for me.  I started blogging, twitter and e-published my first two books.  So, in no particular order, this is what I’ve learnt this year: Twitter isn’t […]

What will we be doing in the future – (3)

So over the last few blogs I have agonised over the affect of increasing mechanisation, robots and computers taking over much of what we currently call ‘work’.  The bottom line as I see it is […]