I am a  University Lecturer at Coventry University, where I teach on the BA (Hons) Media and Communications degree.


I am also co-lead writer of Phoenix Point a computer game being developed and produced by Snapshot Games.
I have a Ph. D. from the University of Winchester and a Masters Degree from the University of Bedfordshire in Science Fiction and Fantasy world-building. I also write music for audio books and audio dramas and have composed work that has featured in award winning short films.

I'm the current chair of the British Science Fiction Association and maintain a blog, which you can find linked from from this site. You can also find links to my music, articles I've had published and the books that I've written.

I'm also one of the co-host's of Lave Radio, the Elite Dangerous podcast and help run the annual convention Lavecon.

You can find my Wikipedia page here.

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