Sometimes a sequence of events conspires to make you truly wonder at the metaphysical nature of the cosmos. Usually, it is a cascade of events that combine to create chaos, loss and pain. Such is the default of our decaying cosmic home, the universe. Whether you like it or not, the Second Law of Thermodynamics spells… Continue reading When Good Things Happen
Keep away from politics, they said. You might alienate your readers, they said. It might hit your sales and discourage interaction, they said. Well sorry, whoever "they" are, I'm going there. Even the most far-fetched proponents of the misnamed 'Project Fear'* couldn't have predicted the depth to which British politics could have sunk after two… Continue reading Self-Destruct Button
Recently*, I celebrated my birthday. My teenage daughter, who clearly is kind enough to listen to me from time to time, remembered me talking about the sci-fi fixations of my youth. To my extreme surprise and great pleasure, she presented me with a bound collection of Judge Dredd comic strips from the legendary British sci-fi comic… Continue reading Sci-fi Inspiration
Incendiary is now available on all e-book platforms and Amazon paperback. Incendiary is a chilling suspense thriller that begins with the escape of a mysterious creature codenamed Horla from top-secret captivity. But it is the tensions and pressures on the human characters that really sets the suspenseful tone. Dr Mel Villiers is a thirty-ish bioscientist… Continue reading Incendiary has landed!
With the release of Jonah at the end of last year, I'm becoming comfortable writing in the genre of grounded sci-fi, albeit filled with psychological suspense and thriller elements. My current tagline for Incendiary is "Imagine Jurassic Park written by Tom Clancy" and I think it's still an apt description! The idea for Incendiary began… Continue reading Here be dragons…