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 2020 AGM

In August 2020, we've completed our AGM, the first time it's been run online. The minutes will be forthcoming to members soon. 

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FEARLESS

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.

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Fantasycon 2021

Fantasycon has been the annual convention of the British Fantasy Society for more than forty years. HWS Events will be running Fantasycon 2021. We are currently negotiating the contract with the venue. More news will appear soon.

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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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Forgotten Sidekicks Published by Grimbold Books

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I have a short story in this lovely little anthology. Please do check it out. There's some great writers in here.

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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

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.

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Lavecon 2020

The eighth annual Elite: Dangerous convention, Lavecon occurred on the 2-4 July. This year, owing to the global pandemic we had to deliver the convention online, through Zoom, but it was amazing to see everyone and we had some wonderful contributions from attendees.

Our booking for Lavecon 2021 at the Sedgebrook Hall Hotel is already confirmed. f you'd like to find out about Lavecon 2021, 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.

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