I was fortunate to return to the annual London Screenwriters’ Festival to host a panel on one of my favourite topics, science fiction. It was an esteemed panel of Ed Neumeier (ROBOCOP, STARSHIP TROOPERS), Debbie Moon (WOLFBLOOD), and Dr. Una McCormack (professor at Anglia Ruskin University and author of DOCTOR WHO and Star Trek novels). If you’re a writer, the […]
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I’ll be appearing at London’s newest literary festival. The Triskele Lit Fest will be in Islington on Saturday, 17th of September. It’s a full line up of award-winning authors across the genres…and it’s free. The website is: http://triskelelitfest.blogspot.co.uk I’ll be speaking at 1 pm on the sci-fi panel, and hope to see you there!
I’ve just done something a bit different, and maybe crazy. I put my entire new novel up on wattpad. For everyone to read. For free. I know what you’re thinking…”but Jeff, you’re a professional author, are you insane?” Yes, I am. And maybe I am. The move was deemed newsworthy enough by The Bookseller that […]
So, today is kind of a big day. If you’re like me, a child of Star Wars, this is the day you’ve been waiting for since the mid 80’s. I must admit, I was excited (and then ultimately disappointed) by the prequels, but nothing like the excitement in store for JJ’s take on Lucas’ world. […]
I write fiction about the future, but that doesn’t mean the future I invent is fictitious. And while I can’t study the future the way historical novelists can study the past, I can, and do, extrapolate today’s trends into future possibilities. And I say possibilities, because it’s my hope that in some small part, my books […]
“By feeling truly present, you can share unbounded spaces and experiences with the people in your life. Imagine sharing not just moments with your friends online, but entire experiences and adventures.” Mark Zuckerberg Yesterday Facebook announced its $2 billion (that’s b for billion) purchase of upstart virtual reality gaming company Oculus Rift. Mark Zuckerberg said […]
I’m delighted to announce the launch of MetaWars Blood Nexus today! Blood Nexus is a three-part, interactive e-book that launches first on Apple’s iBookstore. It’s a prequel to the world of MetaWars, charting the action-packed weeks leading up to first meeting Samantha Kavanaugh and her father Axel in MetaWars 1.0: Fight For The Future. The […]
Yesterday I was invited to give a guest lecture to the MA Writing students at Kingston University. I was honoured to receive the invitation and since it was an open brief to speak to a group of incredibly talented new writers, I chose the topic of world building. I believe that great fiction comes out […]
The blockbuster Gravity is both epic and intimate storytelling at the same time, but it excels because of its compelling main character.