for anyone interested and on Wattpad my four part short story Dark Horizons is now on Wattpad: Dark Horizons on Wattpad Simon 🙂
I've been thinking about creating cover art and (hopefully) book covers for some time. The big thing with this is how to go about it, I couldn't work it out and I'm quite a creative person. That was until I read this from Christoper Doll: Drawing a spaceship a day Now, while I'm not drawing a... Continue Reading →
Over the last couple of years I've written a number of short and not so short stories and trying to give them the visibility they deserve is a bit hard when they're hidden behind a menu system on my blog page. So I've put as many of them as I can find on this post and I'm going to pin it on my page. Many of them aren't finished, but you know - Rome wasn't built in a day and all that.
In the world of writing especially in science fiction and fantasy, creating world that are different and interesting can be a challenge that can yield great rewards. The whole idea is to do something different, wonderful, terrible something that gives the story and the characters within it the right setting for their adventures. What kind... Continue Reading →
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Hi there bloggies! How are you guys all doing? If you're reading this rather than just clicking the like button then this is a good thing. Welcome to the week 28 of Planet Simon's weekly orbit. Things are stressful I won't lie. I also won't lie and say that it's getting to me, there's still... Continue Reading →
Great post from Ari on how scheduling has made her productive!
I hope you find it useful.
After I failed my monthly goals in July, I decided I needed to try something new. I have more tasks and work requirements on my plate now, but still the same 24 hours in a day. So something needed to change.
So in August, I instigated a new schedule to see if that would help. And wow did it ever! This was why I managed to complete almost all of my August goals and started a few new projects.
The biggest surprise was writing 14k for my new WIP in just 3 days.
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There is a huge amount of observation and scientific research that can be carried out from Earth. Either ground or orbital telescopes and equipment are now able to give us an unprecedented view of just just the solar system but the universe as a whole. But in order to find out more like what's behind... Continue Reading →
As I've been doing this blogging thing a little while now and it seemed a good idea to pass on a few of the things that I've learned over the five years that I've been doing this. In easy and often geeky steps you'll be taken through the steps and point out the pitfalls of... Continue Reading →
Hi there bloggies! I've been pretty much aware that the way I've been moving this blog from the random maniacal place it was to the more focussed, nerdy and informative place I wanted it to be has taken some of the more personal aspects out of this blog, moving that to Simon Blog instead. So... Continue Reading →
The Dawn mission that has visited 2 asteroids, Vesta and Ceres is drawing to a close after 11 years. Dawn is the only spacecraft to have travelled to two bodies under it's own power rather than using gravity assistance. This amazing spacecraft brought us stunning images of Ceres, with it's infamous bright spot that initially... Continue Reading →
After waking up, Curiosity has begun working again. Taking a panoramic photograph and taking a rock sample it's coming back to life. NASA are planning it's next set of operations. Read more here: via Curiosity Surveys a Mystery Under Dusty Skies | NASA Planet Simon Also find Planet Simon on Twitter Come and visit... Continue Reading →