What will future generations make of us?

As a science fiction writer I am of course imagining what life will be like in the future, the technology and the worlds we humans will inhabit.  However, I’m also intrigued by what our societies […]

An author blog – what it can and can’t do for you, part 2)

In last weeks’ blog I mused on some of the things of the things that having an author blog has and hasn’t done for me.  It has improved me as a writer, but it hasn’t sold […]

An author blog – what it can and can’t do for you, part 1.

I’ve been blogging now for close to two years.  I publish my author blog every week on a Wednesday without fail (he says, fingers crossed) and have published over 100 posts.  Even when I go on […]

Do we need to be a bit more Victorian?

I know life wasn’t great for everyone in the Victorian age.  There was gross poverty, exploitation of children and many other things that we’ve striven hard to put right over the last hundred years or […]

Is e-publishing changing the length of a book?

Looking on my book shelves at some of the science fiction that first inspired me I see books that at most are 250 pages.  My copy of Asimov’s Foundation and Empire is less than 200 […]