Desert of Man

Writing. Culture. Politics. Wandering.

Vultures – experimenting

From the current draft of Vultures, before editing, of course. A short science fiction story on travel between the stars. Monotony, boredom, the inability to capture it in timetables or other typical human expectations of clarity and clocks. By all means, feel free to share your thoughts.

July 24, 2013

Of Suns And Spheres

Welcome to the Desert of Man, my blogging home. This time we’re visiting the thoughts behind, and the framework of my fictional universe Of Suns And Spheres.

July 21, 2013

Would you like a spotlight with that?

Are you a writer, an author, director or an artist? Would you like to get a moment under a spotlight? By all means feel free to get in touch!

July 20, 2013 · 32 Comments

Letters – Dante’s Siege

Brother, I trust you are safe and sound, out there, somewhere. I have no doubt that you have the same concerns as I do, for safety and wellbeing. Knowing how … Continue reading

July 19, 2013

An interview with a, well, me

I received the opportunity to be interviewed by Leonardo Ramirez, as part of his SFHC Author Feature series. It was fun, interesting, though he did have a few tough questions … Continue reading

July 19, 2013

Time for an update!

It has been a crazy few weeks. Competitions, giveaways, interviews, the Facebook tale, and more. So, time for an update.

July 17, 2013

Thank you!

Everyone, thank you. For participating, the retweets, the messaging, everything. It’s been an interesting few days, to say the least. Unfortunately the event is now over, but it was fun! … Continue reading

July 15, 2013

Updated! Sci-Fi / Fantasy Kindle Book Event on 13-14 July

36 authors, a ton of great books. Science Fiction and Fantasy. July 13 and 14 all will be available at the bargain price of 99c or 75p, after that they … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Facebook verification – and the visually impaired (in short: HELP!)

So, I got on Facebook. An absolute must for any writer out there. It is connecting with readers, with fellow authors, and much more. An advertising budget even. But it … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Big Competition – Rafflecopter Prizes

As part of the Sci-Fi / Fantasy Kindle Book Event on 13-14 July you will also have the opportunity to win one of 44 prizes. When you have finished buying … Continue reading

July 10, 2013

Thinking cover design, and then you find this …

Twitter is a remarkable medium, fickle and impersonal, yet it still manages to build bridges. Or at least open doors to what goes on elsewhere. As should be clear by … Continue reading

July 7, 2013

Burning Memory

Duty, family, choices. Consequences above all.

A Science Fiction Story

Twitter Updates

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Thin Blue Line

The edge between life and death of a world.

A Science Fiction Story

Reverie Radio

Conversations With Artists Of All Varieties

Jane Lindskold: Wednesday Wanderings

Weekly posts about whatever has caught my fancy, especially the odd stuff I see as I go about my day.

Sarah Michelle Lynch

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Andy McKell

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disregard the prologue

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