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Sci-Fi and Steampunk adventures. The home of reluctant amateur detective Andorra Pett.
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Are you a secret warrior? Do you wish you were more assertive? Do you have some other character trait that you keep well hidden? Perhaps you’re frustrated that your life didn’t turn out how you’d wanted or hoped it would. … Continued
Everything needs research, even this post. It’s Friday and I have a blank page in front of me. I have to write something for my website and have it ready to post on Monday; the trouble is that I don’t … Continued
It’s that time of the year again. NaNoWriMo is fast approaching. I’m starting to wonder what to write for this annual attempt to concentrate the mind and get a first draft finished. In case you don’t know, the idea of … Continued
It’s September already, where has the summer gone? Before we know it the shops will be full of Christmas food and decorations. Not that I’m complaining about the food, I’m a big fan, but it does seem to get earlier … Continued
Batman had Robin, Cagney had Lacey, Morecambe had Wise. Throughout storytelling, there is a place by the side of the hero for a trusty sidekick or two. They can serve so many purposes, from the voice of reason and … Continued
Last time, I started to describe how I had developed the concept for my Sci-fi adventure Ribbonworld. I set up the plot and the location in broad terms. I had a murder and a conspiracy on a planet that was … Continued
I was asked recently how I thought up the ideas for my worlds, I had to give a rather truncated answer, but it got me wondering if anyone else was interested. So here’s a look at the thought process behind … Continued
There are those who think that they can edit their own writing. I know of a few self-published authors who don’t bother with professional edits for their work. Personally, I think that the cards are stacked against self-published … Continued
And now a link to some late 1970’s music, still sounding good! “♪♯You didn’t know what you were looking for, ’till you heard the voices in your ear♯♫.” “Voices,” by Cheap Trick (Dream Police, 1979) Ok, so I admit it, … Continued
I thought that writing Science Fiction would be easy, after all, how can you research the future? And who can tell you that you’ve got your facts wrong? After all, you can have anything you want in the Sci-fi world … Continued