Category Archives: Musings on Writing

Counting Down to CoxCon 22.7.17

Greetings all. This week I am mostly beavering away at Draft 1 of Book 1 of a brand new SciFi series (oooooo tease…all I’ll say right now is Indiana Jones meets Mad Max), getting super excited to be drafting something new … Continue reading

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Halloween Short Story: ‘Baba Yaga’ Part 1

Happy All Hallows, my friends! Last week a launched a poll for the subject matter of a Halloween short story. The choices were: a haunted space ship, a cursed lunchbox or a stranger at the party. Of course, everyone chose … Continue reading

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Publication Announcement: Short Story ‘New Tricks’ to be featured in Crime and Punishment, Spec Fic anthology

Greetings fellow fiction, scifi and book fans! First off, WOW. Thanks SO much to everyone who has already grabbed a copy of Haven, book 2 in the Orbit Series that was released on Sat, and already fed back some wonderful … Continue reading

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Haven, Book 2 in the Orbit Series, OUT NOW on Amazon!!!!!

This is not a drill! Duck and cover! Fasten your seatbelts! Haven is heeeeeeere!!!! Haven, book 2 in the Orbit Series and sequel to Zero, is OUT NOW ON AMAZON FOR KINDLE AND AS PAPERBACK! Click here to be taken … Continue reading

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VN Episode 3: Traditional Publishing

Originally posted on Virtual Napkins:
This week, Shane sits down with sci-fi author Mike Brooks to discuss his book, Dark Run, as well as the ins and outs of traditional publishing. Mike is published by Del Rey UK, an imprint…

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400 Followers! Yowzer :D

So awesome to have hit 400 followers here on WordPress! Giant greetings, hugs and high-fives to all of you! Let us adventure forth together 😀 There is much still to explore! Connect with me in other ways and never miss … Continue reading

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CoxCon 2015: What A Blast!

I attended my first Gaming con over the weekend. CoxCon was the official UK meet-and-greet for YouTuber, broadcaster and games reviewer Jesse Cox. He also had fellow Internet personalities Brooke Lawson (AKA Dodger), Sam Thorne (Sam Strippen), Eric Hraab (WowCrendor) … Continue reading

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Thought for the day…

If there are ever Orbit Series movies made…I definitely want mind.in.a.box involved in the soundtrack.

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ARC copies of Haven have been launched!

Greetings fellow adventurers! A massive THANK YOU again to everyone who offered to receive an advance copy of my next novel Haven in exchange for a review to be posted on the general release date of 24th October. I’m chuffed … Continue reading

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Call for ARC Readers of Haven (i.e. free advance ebook up for grabs!)

Can I tempt anyone to some FREE fiction? And that’s FREE fiction BEFORE everyone else gets their hands on it? I tease ye not! As some of you may already know, Haven, book 2 in my Orbit Series and sequel … Continue reading

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