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COMMENCES in review!

I can’t believe I’ve reached this point!  It’s taken over twenty years to turn COMMENCES into a novel that is actually readable!  Now in review on my Kindle Bookshelf, it’ll be out by the end of the week.  I’m REELING … Continue reading

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Please let me know what you think of the blurb for my new book

Billions of years ago, before the artificial universe, there was the Fleet.  Fleet personnel number 50 – mostly known as Dett – sees a spacial dissociation in Fleet space and realises the control sector is broken. She interacts violently with … Continue reading

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Brand New Year, Brand New Novel

Today for the first time in years, I sat down to start pre-writing a new novel.  I’ve been looking forward to this for an entire year.  I’ve been looking forward to it all Christmas.  When I did sit down at … Continue reading

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What do you do when you realise you are a terrible writer

Give up?  Start over?  Get a job stacking shelves in some shitty supermarket?  Turn into the dull, grey, dying-inside person you’re afraid of? I’ve spent all summer editing.  Both the third and fourth Fleet Quintet novels were already written but … Continue reading

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Elation and Revelation

A loaded gun won’t set you free (Moby cover) It’s rare in a writer’s life that it happens:  a moment that is so beyond coincidence it would seem you are connected with the Truly Divine. Not to appear too slack, I … Continue reading

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Who are the Fleet?

Once, in another era, another epoch, when there could not be time, where there could not be space, in a universe that existed in conjunction with the cosmos but was not subject to its linear decay, games were played by … Continue reading

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Flesh for Sale almost ready for publication!

Six months before my mother died, she turned to me and said bluntly,  “I’m never going to read your novels.”  Naturally I was horrified and protested vociferously but of course she was right:  I’d failed utterly to get myself published … Continue reading

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