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In conversation with Regia

During research for my articles I have been blessed with being able to interview an assortment of experts and specialists in a variety of fields.  One of the most interesting interviews I ever conducted was for my piece about The … Continue reading

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2016: Fatherhood and all that

At times, this year felt like a novel written by George R.R. Martin: shocking twists and all of your favourite characters die.  However, on the whole, 2016 was a positive year for me. I continued to write for Computer Weekly … Continue reading

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2015: Being Pro and All That

2015 was the year I celebrated my first year as a professional writer. This was a dramatic career change after fifteen years as an engineer. Ultimately, my only regret was that I did not begin freelancing sooner. Whilst most of … Continue reading

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In Conversation with Dana Fredsti

I first encountered San Francisco-based author Dana Fredsti in 2012, when I was asked to interview her in advance of Plague Town being released. Following the interview, we kept in touch through the magic of the internet, and I later … Continue reading

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2014: Going Pro and All That

For me, 2014 will be remembered as the year I became a professional full-time writer/journalist. I left my part-time job as a design engineer in late August, as my holidays were quickly running out and rather than paying to work, … Continue reading

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Operation: Byeeeee!

  I have a secret to tell you.  It is not a particularly impressive secret, nor does it offer you deep insight into my eternal soul, but it is a secret nonetheless. For over a year, I have been describing … Continue reading

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Take Note!

Despite having previously written about digital note-management application Evernote for Spacewitch, and having had Evernote installed for a couple of years, it is only recently that I have started to actively use it. I had previously used Evernote simply as … Continue reading

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A Game of Boobs

I am not the world’s greatest fan of fantasy.  That is not to say I dismiss all fantasy without a second-thought, but a fantasy setting does not intrigue me as much as a science-fiction setting does. My disenchantment with fantasy … Continue reading

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2013 and All That

For me, 2013 was the year we entered the future. As a child of the eighties, I remember reading the background to the Cyberpunk role-playing game.  The game was set in the then-future 2013 world of cybernetic enhancements, sleek technology … Continue reading

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2012: The Apocalypse and All That

The past year, despite the apocalyptic prophecies, has overall been a positive one.  The highlight of my year would have to be my comic-fantasy short-story The Sound of Latex being published in the Fox Spirit anthology “Tales of the Nun … Continue reading

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