Man O’War – Evolution Of A Cover Story

Trawling through my inbox the other day I found the draft covers that Snowbooks designed for Man O’War, before we settled on the final cover. The first one was interesting if a little sketchy, and I really liked the next two – they really captured the sense of the sea juxtaposed against something looming andContinue reading “Man O’War – Evolution Of A Cover Story”

Vote for Man O’War to be adapted for film!

Man O’War is still in the running in the 1st BooksOffice poll to select a novel for adaptation for TV or film, and the vote is still open! I’m up against some pretty heavyweight authors from pretty heavyweight publishing houses, so every vote counts. To vote, register as a reader at  www.booksoffice.com and select Project Alpha –Continue reading “Vote for Man O’War to be adapted for film!”

Knee Deep In Snow (books)

It’s been quite a week, and that’s before we even get to the festivity surrounding the launch of you-know-what. Despite the best efforts of the Beast From the East, I’ve slogged through the snow to host a three-day meeting for colleagues visiting from all across Europe for the space robotics project in which the UK Space AgencyContinue reading “Knee Deep In Snow (books)”

Man O’War Character Sketch #6: Tilda Boulton

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 #6: Tilda Boulton”

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”

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”