New Year, New Story, New book

I’ve been busy writing new stuff, editing old stuff and proofing. Less than two weeks now till “The Solar Alliance” is released (23rd Jan 2017). It’s not an original name for an organization in SF (one reference is 1956). Since…

The Solar Alliance Release

Proofing of “The Solar Alliance” is done, though, just in case the release date is set for the 23rd January 2017.   It will include the Novella, “Laying Ghosts”, which takes from near the end of “The Solar Alliance”, from…

Soon: The Solar Alliance

This Earth based thriller examines what happens two years after the Alien starship, Intergal One, has visited. The final proofing is nearly done, so it will be released really soon! It’s a parallel story to The Apprentice’s Talent and The…

Missing the point

This article, about the false forecast of the demise of the book makes some good points but draws the wrong conclusion on this one: After years of sales growth, major publishers reported a fall in their e-book sales for the…

Solar Alliance Structure

It’s evident from the feedback of reading and proofing of The Solar Alliance (Talents Universe 4, parallel to The Apprentice’s Talent and The Journeyman’s Talent) that I need to re-write and restructure. I had hoped to release in July or…

Shakespeare & Co. Mark II

Interesting article about George Whitman It’s to sell a book, but worth reading. I knew about the the original Sylvia Beach “Shakespeare & Co” bookshop / niche publisher, but didn’t realize there was a sort of reincarnation that she almost…