Desert of Man

Writing. Culture. Politics. Wandering.

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

Building an epub template – an experience

Writing is one thing, publishing something else. Particularly self-publishing. A lot can be said about either, but since picking up that old box of manuscripts I’ve been exploring the latter. … Continue reading

July 3, 2013

Thin Blue Line – continuing Lynx’s tale

With the release of part one in the series of the Thin Blue Line – now on Amazon here – I’ve begun reworking the next part of that story – … Continue reading

July 3, 2013

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

Sci-Fi / Fantasy Kindle Book Event on 13-14 July, organised by Tim Flanagan over at his blog. Keep an eye out there for more updates and please feel free to share! I’m honoured to find myself on that list.

July 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

Movie Review – Europa Report

Presented with an opportunity to watch Europa Report (IMDB) it was rather hard to say no. And in these days where we prefer the milking dry of reboot concepts and … Continue reading

June 30, 2013

Burning Memory

Duty, family, choices. Consequences above all.

A Science Fiction Story

Twitter Updates


Thin Blue Line

The edge between life and death of a world.

A Science Fiction Story

Reverie Radio

Conversations With Artists Of All Varieties


The SnowbizNow Entertainment Network. "Connecting The Circuitry of Humanity."

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


Andy McKell

An occasional blog


Author of The Two Moons of Rehnor series

The Last Praetorian

Can you ever find redemption for the mistakes of your past?

disregard the prologue

Life, writing, books, dragons- not necessarily in that order. Home of best-selling Fantasy author Kate Sparkes.

Cyd Madsen

What The Dogs Say

Write Brain Trust

Writers Helping Writers: Creativity, Publishing & Marketing

No Wasted Ink

Author Interviews * Book Reviews * Essays * Writer's Links * Scifaiku


Your Steampunk Lodge of the Retro-future

McCollonough Ceili

Irish/American Author