Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Khekarian Threat: Free Kindle version (five days only)

Science fiction for free! That’s right, the Kindle version of The Khekarian Threat will be available in its entirety, free of charge, from midnight Thursday morning, the 31st of Jan 2013 through until midnight of Monday, the 4th of Feb 2013. This is Pacific Standard Time (USA). Be sure to check it out. Please also spread the news, it’s not only a free book, it’s a fat, juicy read and very good. I can vouch for that! 🙂

Click the above link to go to Amazon Kindle. [continue reading…]

Driving me un-nuts

Writer’s block. Drives me nuts. But wait, is that the same as writer’s hesitation?

Okay, okay, so there isn’t a condition known specifically as “writer’s hesitation” but I was just wondering, you know?

In the olden days, people used to sharpen pencils as a way of starting up their inner creative engine for the day. Me? I used to drink coffee. A lot of coffee – “One more cup, I’ll be ready to go” kind of coffee. That got to be bad news when I hit 30 cups a day and found my head going for a space-walk and my hands shaking so badly I couldn’t type coherently. Oh dear.

Nowadays I get on the Internet and find out what’s happening in the world. But if I don’t watch out, it gets interesting and half the day has gone before I’ve had a chance to get going. Not good. Not good at all.

Then, of course, there’s games to play and emails to send, and oh, all sorts of ways to distract yourself via the Internet.


Writer’s block. Let’s get back to that. Continue reading…