Sci-fi roulette

Click on the book cover to be taken to the Amazon UK store…. OK – it’s out there. Well not quite. Almost. By 25th October (ish) you should be able to see the 10% preview that Amazon put up within the book blurb. You’ll be able to let your e-book reading device loose on the…

Working cover for the book after the next Ron Alias book

A glimpse of the future

SAGDEG2 You can click the link above and (I hope) be able to read the opening paragraphs for Strangeness at the SAGDEG Star Stop. Following a recent walk into work, I now have the plot pretty much nailed down and fully formed in my mind. I am looking forward to writing this as it will…

Countdown to launch

It will be a relief to finish the first edit of Apostle. As I recall I began the first edit of AOA lounging around in a bar in Turkey – a most conducive environment for creativity. I have set myself a similar task for AOA’s sequel. An incredibly intricate plot (I think even more complex…

The other side of writing

Well a couple of hours ago I typed the final word of my first draft. That means there’s still plenty to do of course before the finished article is ready to be unleashed on my unsuspecting readership. Editing, polishing, feedback from beta readers, formatting, dedication, finalising cover art etc. But with the popularity of self-publishing…

Coincidence or by design? 3:16 and MH17

One can always try and read too much into events. That is how conspiracy theories start. Sometimes they are right and sometimes not. I wanted to look at the significance (or not) of the whole 3:16/17 numerology signs as there is the terrible tragedy of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that all signs are pointing towards…