Just seeing if the new Amazon book preview thingie works here on my blog. Update: it does! (See below… and maybe buy my Feral space books!).Read more "Feral Space"
Early last year we got news of an incredible collaboration, authors Gareth L. Powell (Embers Of War series, Ack-Ack Macaque trilogy) and Peter F. Hamilton (Night’s Dawn Trilogy, Commonwealth saga etc) had written a novella together. Well, that’s the British space opera equivalent of Queen and Bowie recording Under Pressure as far as I’m concerned. Light Chaser […]Read more "Author Interview: Gareth L. Powell On ‘Light Chaser’"
Wanderer, travel-blogger, chef, preservationist, fantasy author; Tej Turner has fitted a surprising amount into his young life. But of course it’s the latter pursuit that concerns us here. Having brought us the gritty and surreal urban fantasy of The Janus Cycle, Tej has now leaped into full-fledged epic fantasy with The Avatars Of Ruin series, […]Read more "Author Interview: Tej Turner"
Our Podcast returns for the new year as we look toward the next twelve months and beyond to everything Sci-Fi and fantasy. Please find the link below and wormhole yer ass to the future!!! Writing the 21st Century Myth: https://damiengwalter.com/advanced-scifi-and-fantasy/ Recent stories – Dancing Robots – Movements in SFF – John M Ford – Oxford […]Read more "The Week in SciFi 006 | 2021 And Beyond!!!"
Finally watching The Night Manager, where Tom Hiddleston is basically me except in a much posher hotel and not quite as handsome (poor sod). So far I’d give it 7/10 for accuracy with regards to night hotelier life. Being asked by guests if you have sleep breaks is spot on; you get asked that every […]Read more "A Night Manager’s Thoughts On ‘The Night Manager’ (Episode One)."
This week myself and Mr Damien Walter discuss Mandalorian facial hair, the Expansiveness of The Expanse and generally generate much boomer energy over this whole Twitch thing the kids are going on about. And here’s the audio version!Read more "The Week In SciFi & Fantasy Podcast: 19th December 2020"
Perhaps the most famous work of the late John LeCarre begins: “The truth is, if old Major Dover hadn’t dropped dead at Taunton races, Jim would never have come to Thursgood’s at all.” That’s such a great opener. To a casual eye it may seem not to be doing much of anything but it’s actually […]Read more "The First Line of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy: A lesson In Excellence"