#free #story STELLAR SENTINELS

#free #story STELLAR SENTINELS

STELLAR SENTINELS    by Geoff Nelder  Science Fiction first contact short story submitted to the Writer’s of the Future Award in 1987. It didn’t win but came close and was awarded an Honourable Mention and a hand-written note from L. Ron Hubbard.   Note this story is...

Debbie De Louise grabs my b…

Yes, writer extraordinaire, Debbie De Louise grabs my blog! Have you seen this? No sooner have I managed to pull on my bouncer’s armband and booted out Nicole from usurping my blog then another one sneaks in under the radar. Here she is Debbie De Louise. Such a good...

Nicole Luttrell – guest blogger

I haven’t allowed other authors to usurp my blog for a few months but my virtual arm was twisted to let Nicole C Luttrell sneak in and offer some comments on a writer’s life for us to take in. Am I a professional writer? I don’t know. I sell books, articles and...
#Chester’s #Climate book released

#Chester’s #Climate book released

For a change I’ve released a non-fiction book. Chester’s Climate first came out in 1985, printed by a local Handbridge printer and sold out within a year. Recently, I have received requests for copies but I only have 3 and they’ve been taken apart....

The Fenian Uprising in Chester

I’m a stranger in Chester in that I’ve only lived here since 1978 (38 years as I write this) and perhaps this is why I can often surprise the local Cestrians with historical and geographical titbits they miss. As a newcomer and teacher I researched into the city’s...
#Writing is Bad for You?

#Writing is Bad for You?

Writing is Bad for You? By Geoff Nelder I gave a talk on Releasing Your Inner Writer to an appreciative audience of 60 retirees in Ruthin, Wales, making up their branch of U3A: the University of the Third Age. Simple, right? Not when I did the research. The two...
New #scifi story THE CHAOS OF MOKII

New #scifi story THE CHAOS OF MOKII

THE CHAOS OF MOKII Imagine a city which exists only in the minds of its inhabitants. There’s everything you’d expect in a real city including fun and trouble. Olga, has to get past the bouncer then in Mokii she finds an intruder. He is trying to usurp the...
The Codex by Helen McCabe

The Codex by Helen McCabe

The Codex by Helen McCabe The finale in the Piper Trilogy Volume one is Piper (2008), Volume two is The Piercing (2014)  – both excellent novels. The Codex  ISBN: 978-1-84583-923-9 Published by Telos Kindle and Paperback Paperback £12.99 UK Amazon link...

Moon and Supermoon

Illusions, Coincidences and the Moon Compiled by Geoff Nelder Based on an article in Escape Velocity Issue #3 2008 by Geoff Nelder Revised 2010 and 2016   A Supermoon – really? In November 2016 the news media will excite us all over the opportunity to see our moon...
New Realms has my #Clockwork story

New Realms has my #Clockwork story

Earlier this year on holiday in Albufeira, Portugal I read Kim Stanley Robinson’s historical fantasy novel, Galileo’s Dream. It’s my mother’s fault. Not only did she join me to the Children’s Science Fiction Book Club when I was four but she was an unquenchable reader...