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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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Accidently got my new book published on Super Thursday!

I wasn’t trying to get V.GOMENZI published on Super Thursday – I didn’t even know the date!  I had dimly thought about it, but then decided it was a marketing gimmick that wouldn’t do me any favours.  After all, I’m … 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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Transferring Transference

I’m going completely nuts trying to turn Transference into a paperback.  These are the times when I wish I had VAST gobs of capital and could just get someone else to do it for me.  It’s not the mechanics (spending … Continue reading

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DIY or die

I received a proof this week of “Ultra” with its beautiful blue cover.  It took me several days to realise what was wrong with it:  no page numbers, 1.5 line spacing instead of single line spacing, paragraph gaps too small, … Continue reading

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