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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My current work involves running a research project called Creative Futures. This partnership between the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory and Coventry University puts science fiction writers in conversation with the UK Ministry of Defence to identify the challenges we will face in the future.
On September 8th 2020, my Science Fiction novel, Fearless is published by Flame Tree Press. I've written a blog article about it, which you can find here.
Fearless has done really well. Publisher's Weekly gave it a starred review and both AnalogSF and Amazing Stories Magazine gave it very positive reviews,
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.
Worlds Apart from Luna Press wins BSFA Award!
My research paper, Fragmented Worlds: Glimpse Morsels for the Imagination has been published in this new collection of research from Luna Press. Read about it here.
The collection won the 2021 BSFA Award for non-fiction at Reclamation 2022.
At Reclamation 2022, Flame Tree Press launched Resilient, the sequel to Fearless and the second book the Fractal Series.. I wrote an article for The Ginger Nuts of Horror about the series here. and also spoke to Run Along The Shelves.
At the launch, we also announced a series of six 'episodes' - shorter fiction as part of the Fractal Series, which will be released later in 2022. Flame Tree have also commissioned me to write an album of music, which I will be writing about on my blog soon.
Fantasycon has been the annual convention of the British Fantasy Society for more than forty years. HWS Events ran Fantasycon 2021at the Jurys Inn Hotel in Birmingham on 24-26th of September. You can find some of the panels here.
After presenting at Reclamation 2022, The British Fantasy Society has decided that HWS Events will be running Fantasycon 2023. This will be at the same site, the Jurys Inn in Birmingham.
Dirty Vortex: Solemn Vale and The Sigma Syndrome
I've worked as an editor on The Sigma Syndrome, a roleplaying game of psychic horror. The primer edition is now available for download.
Listen to some of the tracks from my Science Fiction music album, Perhelion below.. More previews available on Soundcloud.
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.
Forgotten Sidekicks Published by Grimbold Books
I have a short story in this lovely little anthology. Please do check it out. There's some great writers in here.
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
Phoenix Point was released for PC and XBox in December 2019. I've now moved on from the project. The anthology of stories written by Jonas Kyratzes, called The Briefing, was sent out to backers of the Fig crowdfunding campaign.
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.
2001: An Odyssey in Words Published by Newcon Press
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.
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