New novella – Kepler’s Son

New novella – Kepler’s Son

NEW NOVELLA release date 24th November 2022 in time for son’s birthday. Happy birthday, Rob. On Earth we have wars, monkeys in government, soccer hysteria, prices up… Help! To escape all the above, you might consider going off world – delve into Kepler’s Son, a...
There IS Life on Mars – and they don’t want us!

There IS Life on Mars – and they don’t want us!

Life on Mars: The Vikings are coming by HUGH DUNCAN Did you know that something or someone was sabotaging space missions to Mars especially in the 20th century? Since 1960 when Russia’s Mars 1M was supposed to do a flyby of the red planet there have been 28 failures...
Artwork attempts by Geoff Nelder

Artwork attempts by Geoff Nelder

Most of these are from 50+ years ago in watercolour and acrylic with some poster paints. I really should get back to dabbling again–so therapeutic.                                ...

Using side stories for #promotion

Using side stories to help promote a main novel. This isn’t the same as when readers of a novel urges you to write a sequel. A side story might be in the same time line and characters and settings might be referenced but it shouldn’t depend on the main...

Why am I answering the door to myself?

What if you open your front door to find yourself staring back? Not a long lost identical twin but a kind of doppelganger intent on doing you harm and taking your place. But why? How to keep them out of your house? Who would believe you’re the real you? Thanks...

X-rays from sticky tape!

Interesting science fact of the week. Sellotape can generate X-Rays. Apparently when sticky tape is peeled off (not Elastoplast on a cut finger, but the tape you use to wrap my presents with) X-Rays can be produced. Known as triboluminescence and seen in the form of...