Hello. I write speculative fiction, science fiction, and fantasy fiction. My writing is influenced by spy, crime, and military science fiction.
Here are two more quick facts about me. I live in England, and I have an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck, University of London.
If there’s anything else you’d like to know — ask me a question.
December 2021. Wool. Dust. Shift. Trailer for the final season of The Expanse. Squid Game. Moon and Mars colonies. The architecture of eco-cities.
November 2021. Speculative fiction is about systems. My current top ten novels. One Second After. The Postman. The Second Sleep. Y: The Last Man. Foundation. Shōgun. Tai-Pan. King Rat. SS-GB. The Day of the Jackal. The Outsider: My Life in Intrigue. The Matrix Resurrections trailer, and Finch trailer.
October 2021. Real-world research and subject matter. Three quick tips for would-be dystopian and apocalyptic fiction writers. The Last Man. Ice. The Stars My Destination. Mockingbird. Greybeard. The White Plague. Fahrenheit 451. Black No More. Y: The Last Man.
September 2021. The Drowned World. The Drought. The Crystal World. Miracles of Life. Stand on Zanzibar. The Shockwave Rider. Make Room! Make Room! How many eyes should a banana have?
August 2021. Politics & speculative fiction. Brave New World, Children of Dune, Frank Herbert’s Children of Dune, Legends of Dune trilogy, Immediate Action, Bravo Two Zero, Putin’s People, Shadow State, Foundation trailer.
July 2021. Nomadland Vs Minari. The Things They Carried, Dune, Dune (TV series, 2000), The Day of the Triffids, Starship Troopers.
June 2021. The trivial secrets of the editing process. The Electric State, Dune (2021), I, Robot, Children of Time.
May 2021. Reading stories to a three-year-old. How to relax in a post-pandemic world. The Forever War.