What Is Speculative Fiction? Part One: Science Fiction

As the theme of this website is ‘speculations about speculative fiction’, I think it’s time I took a turn at the age-old sport of genre defining. In this post I’m going to delve into a sub-set of speculative fiction: science… Continue Reading

Cover Reveal: 1001 Monsters You Must Slay Before You Die

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The cover of my debut novel 1001 Monsters You Must Slay Before You Die is complete! Thanks to Alissa Dinallo who created the cover. 1001 Monsters You Must Slay Before You Die will be available from September 1st 2017. Subscribers can look forward… Continue Reading

When Is A Post-Apocalyptic Novel Not Science Fiction?

Question: When is a novel set in a grim post-cataclysmic wasteland with characters battling for survival not a science fiction novel? Answer: When it’s written by a literary author. My brother gave me a copy of The Road for my… Continue Reading

If The Earth Were A Person How Old Would It Be?

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Whenever I’m feeling worn down by the nitty-gritty minutiae of modern life, I console myself with one little fact. A fact that is remarkably powerful when it comes to clearing my head and giving me the fresh perspective I need to… Continue Reading