Free Fiction: “The Watchers” – Part 9

‘The Watchers’ is a short story set in the universe of ‘Shallow Space’, exploring the worlds and people of this upcoming computer game. The story is available in ‘Factions’ available on Amazon now. For more information on Shallow Space, visit our website. For previous chapters, click on the links below: […]


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Drabble – “Sniffing Gas”

(FULL POINTS IF YOU FIGURE OUT THE LINK TO THE NOVEL) The clouds churned beneath the mining platform. Ruby, sapphire, a splash of topaz green to Robert’s hungry eyes, before they subducted into the gas giant. He watched from the bridge, his Python cold, immobile, scant kilometres away. The platform […]

Background – Skardree IV

(Another background post this week – this time the desert world Skardree IV which Robert Garry visits in the novel ‘And Here The Wheel‘. No story spoilers!) A world dominated by desert, Skardree IV is too close for comfort to its sun, Skardree. Most towns are built half submerged or […]

At night, the Red Wash becomes something special


The count down is on. . .

Once my novel ‘Elite:And Here The Wheel‘ was published I immediately began looking for another project. Straight into another novel? I was after all working on one when the Elite opportunity arose. The more I thought about it however the more I realised that I really enjoyed the relationship between […]


Audiobook – And Here The Wheel – Coming Soon

It’s coming! Elite: And Here The Wheel – the audiobook should be ready for purchase by February 2015. But that’s not the good news. The Audiobook was recorded back in February of this year by the talented Scott Ainslie (His voice is just perfect for the setting and protagonist of […]

Mapping out the Novel

Cliche time: Every cloud has a silver lining. The rotator cuff has four different muscles in it and one of them has been a bit ‘iffy’ for the last few weeks. I’ve been managing it as I do my gym workout but I decided last week that it needed a […]



Where the heck have I been? 4

Yes, I’ve been a bit quiet lately, but I’ve been working hard. And Here The Wheel has been out for nearly two months now. It was the last of the five Fantastic Elite Fiction books to receive a major publicity push and this has resulted in some good sales and […]

Fantastic Elite Fiction hits the net 3

ELITE:AND HERE THE WHEEL Elite:And Here The Wheel has been with its backers now for over a week and I’ve already had feedback from a few people who have finished it. The novel has been described as a ‘rolicking action packed ride’ and ‘hard to put down’. That’s not too […]


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The quest for covers and heat dissipation 4

Everyone who has followed the Elite:Dangerous journey will be familiar with the word ‘soon’. Its a word used to describe a variable length of time and that my friends is how far away the cover is for Elite:And Here The Wheel. Very soon in fact. Super soon, but alas, not […]