Hold on a minute

The football World Cup is a major competition involving a lot of people and a lot of businesses parting with a lot of cash. A lot is at stake. Countries looking to stage the tournament spend a lot of money putting bids together.  These bids are scrutinised – assessing infrastructure, hotel capacity, hosting stadia and…

Who’s Up For It?

What a few weeks it’s been! Completing The 11th Apostle (still doing the finishing touches to get it ready for market), starting a new (and very demanding) job and contemplating (that’s about all I can manage) concluding the snagging list to get my house up for sale. But, as a sucker for punishment, NaNoWriMo is…

You never know…

In a rather random Google moment I decided to enter the search term for my next planned book. I have made references to it within this blog before and is also mentioned in the blurb on my Amazon Author Central page. What I was pleasantly surprised to find was that a UK site called hundredzeros…

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…