© 2016 by Allen Stroud. All background images are made by the author. Website created with Wix.com

Writer, Lecturer, Composer, Boardgame Maker, World Designer, Reviewer

Here you will find a portfolio of my work in music, writing academic writing and more. Please take a browse and if there is anything you find interesting, don't hesitate to use the contact page to get in touch with me. 

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Lave Revolution

Audio Drama

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August 2018 sees the release of Lave Revolution as an Audio Drama. Adapted by Chris Jarvis and The Radio Theatre Workshop, the story is a five and a half hour listening feast!

Click on the image to go to the shop to purchase it. There's a free preview on the page too.

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BSFA 2019

The British Science Fiction Association has been around since 1958. In June 2019, I became the new Chair, taking over from the excellent Donna Bond.

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FEARLESS

I've just agreed a deal with Flame Tree Press to publish my science fiction novel, Fearless. It will be published in July 2020. You can find the book available to pre-order on their website here.

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Fantasycon 2018

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Fantasycon has been the annual convention of the British Fantasy Society for more than forty years. In 2017,  HWSEvents, organised the convention at the Bull Hotel in Peterborough. In 2018, Fantasycon 2018, was held in Chester on the 19th to the 21st of October, 2018

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The Forever Man Published by Luna Press

My latest novel, The Forever Man, was launched on the 29th of September at Fantasycon 2017. It is now available in paperback and ebook from Luna Press. Click on the image to purchase it.

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2001: An Odyssey in Words Published by Newcon Press

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In 2018, in celebration of Arthur C. Clarke's 100th birthday, I was very fortunate to have a short story included in this wonderful anthology, featuring some of the biggest names in Science Fiction. 

Click on the image to purchase it.

MUSIC NEWS:

Perihelion Preview

Listen to some of the tracks from my next Science Fiction music album, Perhelion below.. More previews available on Soundcloud.

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Passed my Ph. D!

My Ph. D. Viva voce was on the 15th of September 2017.  My topic is "An Investigation and Application of Writing Structures and World Development Techniques in Science Fiction and Fantasy," This creative Ph. D. included my work on Chaos Reborn and Elite Dangerous. I passed my viva with minor corrections.

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Dreams of Chaos Published by HWS Press

This is the first book in the Death of Gods Trilogy, an Historical Fantasy that explores the origin of the Chaos Reborn Universe. You can find links to purchase it on the Books pages.

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Phoenix Point

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As part of my work on Phoenix Point, I've written a produced a collection of short stories. These stories appear on the Phoenix Point website and in a series of anthology ebooks that are available when you sign up to the newsletter

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Revolutionaries

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As part of my work with Make Believe Games, I edited the Revolutionaries RPG. This is available from the Make Believe Games website. Click on the image to go there.

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New jobs.

After leaving Buckinghamshire New University during the summer of 2017, I started two new positions. Firstly, as Lead Writer for Phoenix Point from Snapshot Games and secondly as a Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Media and Communications course at Coventry University.

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Fantasycon 2017

Fantasycon has been the annual convention of the British Fantasy Society for more than forty years. In 2017, HWSEvents, organised the event and the Awards Banquet for the British Fantasy Awards at the Bull Hotel in Peterborough. I was Chair of Fantasycon 2017.

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Lavecon 2017

The fifth annual Elite: Dangerous convention, Lavecon occurred on the 23-25th of June 2017. The convention continues to go from strength to strength. This year so a preview of the Elite Dangerous Roleplaying Game from SpiderMind Games.

If you'd like to find out about Lavecon 2018, join our Facebook group or check out the HWS Events website.

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The Last Tank Commander available in two anthologies

After The Last Tank Commander, was published in Crises and Conflicts, David Afshariad of Baen Books approached me and asked if he could include the story in The Year's Best Military and Adventure SF.

You can purchase either book by clicking on their images.