Tag Archives: science fiction

Blog Tour & #Giveaway – THE THIEVES OF NOTTICA by Ash Gray #SF #Steampunk

Blog Tour ~ The Thieves of Nottica Author: Ash Gray Genre: Science Fiction/Steampunk Tour Dates: 3rd – 7th of April Hosted by: Ultimate Fantasy Book Tours Blurb: In a world where humans are evil, invading aliens, Rigg is the youngest member of the Keymasters, a band of professional thieves who use their skills to defy […]

#BookReview – PROJECT NOAH by Ian Martyn #SF

Back to catching up on some of the reviews I owe to patient authors! Project Noah by Ian Martyn My rating: 4 of 5 stars  (more like 4 and a half, but they won’t let me do that). At the end of the twenty first century, the problems we foresee in our current day are […]

Virtual Launch Party Invite – THE WORLD AND THE STARS – #SFF #anthology

You are all cordially invited to the virtual launch party for my new release, THE WORLD AND THE STARS, a dazzling collection of 24 science fiction and fantasy stories by some great authors, including Tanith Lee, Liz Williams, Peter T Garratt, Cherith Baldry and myself (!), amongst others 😀 This is a collection of works […]

How do you compile a successful anthology? (And a special offer…)

I ask this question, because it wasn’t something I’d considered before we started work on THE WORLD AND THE STARS. If it is to be a collection of all your own work, then it’s not so complicated. But for a multi-author compilation? Just where do you start? A theme works well, if you start out […]

#LonCon3 – World #SF Convention – how was it?

WORLD SF CONVENTION I have been fortunate indeed that within the last year we have had both the World Fantasy Convention (see my reports via the sidebar categories) and the World SF Convention here in the UK. Over the last few days a number of people at Loncon3 have asked me if I enjoyed it. Well, […]

Blog Tour – Crystal Deception by Doug J. Cooper and Giveaway

    When aliens, artificial intelligence and humans collide…IT’S WAR. Publication Date: September 15, 2013 Genre: Futuristic Thriller/ Science Fiction   Criss lives in a special kind of prison. He can see and hear everything around the world. Yet a restrictor mesh restrains his reach and keeps him cooperative. His creator, Dr. Jessica Tallette, believes his […]

Pick a genre, any genre….

So you have a great idea for a story. Now choose your genre. Are you a one-genre reader, or writer? Ever thought about widening your tastes? The sage advice is to read extensively in your chosen genre – advice that should not be ignored, but that doesn’t prevent you from reading in more than one genre, or trying out something new. What if […]

A writer’s blog for readers

I’ve started writing my first blog post probably six times. Now, thanks to the generous advice of the wonderful Lori Oster (http://professoroster.blogspot.com/), I have found a direction for my blog that makes me both comfortable and excited, in anticipation of sharing with you. I write fantasy and urban fantasy, and sometimes science fiction. I am […]