#Chester Author is nuts

I was 26,291 days old (72 years in Earth orbit terms) and went for a hike in Delamere Forest in Cheshire. I forgot to smile because… …I am worried. It’s book three of the Flying Crooked series and it’s getting away with me. Characters are writing...
FALLING UP

FALLING UP

FALLING UP is the sequel to the surreal science fiction novella, Suppose We, published in May 2019. The fifth draft of Falling Up is now complete having gone through the rigours of Orbiters 7. Orbiters? That’s one of the critique groups of the British Science Fiction...

SUN DRAGONS

I’ve been taken over today by another writer, Gillian Rooke. We’ve known each other for many years online and unless she tells me differently, we actually met at a literary event in Derby many Earth orbits ago. Gillian was an early member of the British Science...
Is Ggantija an astronomical portal?

Is Ggantija an astronomical portal?

Watching a documentary on an ancient Irish dolman the other night, in which a theory was proposed that it was built to observe and time the equinoxes, it seemed to me that perhaps the Ggantija ‘temples’ in Gozo’s Xaghra was built for a similar reason. The Irish dolman...
#WorldCon in Dublin 2019

#WorldCon in Dublin 2019

The international science fiction convention WorldCon is in Dublin as we speak! I can’t be there because I am recovering from a hernia op but my books are there for me. I hope they’re having a blast. Authors who are there who know of my SUPPOSE WE is Jaine Fenn who...
#Vegan in #Prague

#Vegan in #Prague

Two big surprises for me in Prague. Everyone knows it’s a cultural city, steeped in history both ancient and modern. Even before the Slavs occupied Bohemia in the 6th century, there were Celts and German peoples living there. The city became a hub for culture,...
Excerpt from SUPPOSE WE

Excerpt from SUPPOSE WE

From Chapter 12 in SUPPOSE WE Science fiction novella by Geoff Nelder Setting: An exploration mission from Earth on Kepler-20h goes wrong. Their ship, Suppose We, crashlands and they need local assistance but are ignored. Their commander becomes unhinged during the...
SUPPOSE WE is released!

SUPPOSE WE is released!

Is there anything special about May 20th? Yes! Five important events occurred on that day: 1498 Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama discovers the sea route to India. 1609 Shakespeare’s sonnets are published for the first time. 1932 Amelia Earhart is the first woman to...
Across The Nightingale Floor

Across The Nightingale Floor

I belong to an active science fiction and fantasy book group that meets monthly in the fabulous new Storyhouse library / theatre / cinema / restaurant. We are an eclectic mix of old and young, male and female but mainly from Earth. Our book for March 2019 was “Across...