Artemis – where Sci-Fi becomes a vision of the future.

Story Basis Andy Weir’s latest novel Artemis looks at first to be a step back from his first novel The Martian. Set on the Moon rather than Mars, inside a moon base (Artemis) with the protagonist being a young woman who is trouble and doesn’t really amount to much in life on Artemis. When IContinue reading “Artemis – where Sci-Fi becomes a vision of the future.”

329 Years Awake – A Mix of X-Files and Hard Sci-Fi

The name Ellie Maloney might not mean much to people here, some of you may remember a re-blogged post on her and her new book 329 Years awake a few weeks ago. Ellie is a very creative Sci-Fi blogger who a while ago went very quiet. It was easy to see why becasue she wasContinue reading “329 Years Awake – A Mix of X-Files and Hard Sci-Fi”

Bookish Stuff – Just William

Continuing the fun time I’ve been having with children’s books lately I’m moving onto an older set of stories. Just William What I didn’t appreciate until I read these books was how old they are. I found them harder to read than other children’s books and I couldn’t work out what it was all aboutContinue reading “Bookish Stuff – Just William”

The Martian – How the novel stacked up to the film

As my long time readers may remember, a while ago I watched The Martian and I wrote about it, it was a great story and the book was supposed to be pretty good too – so I read it and I’ve got a few things to say about it. The Story Firstly the story isContinue reading “The Martian – How the novel stacked up to the film”

Battle of the Books – A Warden and a Nexus

Candice Coates of candicecoates.wordpress.com has a problem that I an only dream of. She has two books to self publish. The problem comes is which one to publish first! The two books are called Warden and Nexus Gate 4037. Both of them are Science Fiction novels with a different twist. The Warden is comic adventure and Nexus GateContinue reading “Battle of the Books – A Warden and a Nexus”

A New SciFi and Fantasy Community

So here it is, the big reveal! Last week I posted about the Science Fiction and fantasy hub that I was planning. I’ve worked out how I think this is going to work, the intention is that each contributor will add their own work, link it back to their own site or blog. The ideaContinue reading “A New SciFi and Fantasy Community”

A New SciFi and Fantasy Community

So here it is, the big reveal! Last week I posted about the Science Fiction and fantasy hub that I was planning. I’ve worked out how I think this is going to work, the intention is that each contributor will add their own work, link it back to their own site or blog. The ideaContinue reading “A New SciFi and Fantasy Community”

SciFi and Fantasy Hub Ready for Action!

So here it is, the big reveal! Last week I posted about the Science Fiction and fantasy hub that I was planning. I’ve worked out how I think this is going to work, the intention is that each contributor will add their own work, link it back to their own site or blog. The ideaContinue reading “SciFi and Fantasy Hub Ready for Action!”

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Hub on Planet Simon

As many of you will (and should) know by now I’m a bit of science fiction and fantasy nut. Whether it’s reading, watching or writing in this genre I love where it can take me. Journeys that one could never have imagined in the normal world are everyday in this world. I’ve had a thoughtContinue reading “Sci-Fi and Fantasy Hub on Planet Simon”

Hanging Tough – How tough was it?

A while ago on Twitter a call for readers and reviewers caught my eye from a new author – Lisa Bush. I responded and found out she’s relatively local to me and she kindly sent me a copy of her book Hanging Tough for me to read and let her know my thoughts. Hanging Tough isContinue reading “Hanging Tough – How tough was it?”