I have just realised while reading Darths and Droids that one of my characters is an attractive but somewhat naive senator, who gets into difficulties on a desert planet while politics at home are coming to a boil and people with strange tech-meets-magic powers are fighting it out in the background. If this keeps up, […]Read More A wretched hive of scum and villainy
I posted a while back about how much I was looking forward to reading Kate Morton’s The Distant Hours, so I thought that now I’d acquired a copy and read it I should probably review it. 🙂 Short version: this book is beautifully constructed and well written, with a central mystery that keeps its grip […]Read More The Distant Hours
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WordPress helpfully tells me what people have searched on to find my site, and sometimes I can’t help but respond. I dislike clipart I’m sorry to hear that. I find it quite useful. how is science fiction different from adventure novels? That is a really good question. If you’re talking about something published recently, then […]Read More Weird Next-Door Neighbour Of I Get Searches
Aaaaand I’m still having trouble with the construction of Heavy Ice. Honestly, considering the heavy weather I’ve made of it so far, you’d be forgiven for thinking that I came from some kind of universe where novels had stalled out after Tristram Shandy and everyone took to reading epic poems instead, and now here I […]Read More Heavy Weather