Man O’War Character Sketch #5: Ademuyiwa Johnson

Over the coming weeks in the run up to the launch of Man O’War, I’ll be posting a few lines on each of the main characters in the book, about who they are, what they do and their role in the book. They’re a varied and diverse bunch, in more ways than one, and IContinue reading “Man O’War Character Sketch #5: Ademuyiwa Johnson”

Man O’War Character Sketch #4: Salazar Gomez

 Over the coming weeks in the run up to the launch of Man O’War, I’ll be posting a few lines on each of the main characters in the book, about who they are, what they do and their role in the book. They’re a varied and diverse bunch, in more ways than one, and IContinue reading “Man O’War Character Sketch #4: Salazar Gomez”

Man O’War Character Sketch #3: Agarkka D’Souza

Over the coming weeks in the run up to the launch of Man O’War, I’ll be posting a few lines on each of the main characters in the book, about who they are, what they do and their role in the book. They’re a varied and diverse bunch, in more ways than one, and IContinue reading “Man O’War Character Sketch #3: Agarkka D’Souza”

Man O’War Character Sketch #2: Nita Rhodes

Over the coming weeks in the run up to the launch of Man O’War, I’ll be posting a few lines on each of the main characters in the book, about who they are, what they do and their role in the book. They’re a varied and diverse bunch, in more ways than one, and IContinue reading “Man O’War Character Sketch #2: Nita Rhodes”

Man O’War Character Sketches #1: Dhiraj Om

Over the coming weeks in the run up to the launch of Man O’War, I’ll be posting a few lines on each of the main characters in the book, about who they are, what they do and their role in the book. They’re a varied and diverse bunch, in more ways than one, and IContinue reading “Man O’War Character Sketches #1: Dhiraj Om”

YAWB: Ambition in Science Fiction

The other day I put something up about having the confidence and balls to stick with your own personal writing ambitions in the face of wide ranging critiques offering highly different suggestions for improvement. On a broader note, I came across this quote from Roberto Balaño’s bleak, sprawling 2004 epic, 2666, which encapsulated the mood I was feelingContinue reading “YAWB: Ambition in Science Fiction”

The Hole In The Sky

I’m about fifty-five thousand words into (The) Hole In The Sky (I’m still undecided about the The), which means I’m probably going to finish it (yay!) and will hope to publish it some time after Man O’War, the publication of which has recently been delayed.  Hole In The Sky – let’s call it HITS, shall we? – concernsContinue reading “The Hole In The Sky”

Man O’War Delayed until 2018

The title says it all, really. owing to some extenuating circumstances to do with my publishers, I’m slightly sorry (and in other ways, slightly relieved) to say that the publication of Man O’War is going to be postponed to early 2018. The reasons for doing so are sound, but shan’t be divulged, which makes itContinue reading “Man O’War Delayed until 2018”