What a Weekend! (And it’s still not quite over…)

Well, Frontier Resistance is now officially launched. Friday night, at the opening function of the Scone Literary Long Weekend, I had the lovely opportunity to speak in front of nearly 100 people about eBooks, and how a brand new eBook is published, and then read from the first chapter of Resistance to officially launch the … Continue reading What a Weekend! (And it’s still not quite over…)

Pondering Ethics In The Real World, And The Worlds Of Our Imaginations.

I've been watching a few Goodreads threads this week, and also a few threads on Facebook in a couple of group I participate in. They've been about a variety of things, but mostly about sexism and exploitation.I was struck by the variety of reasoning used by the various posters.There were discussions about historical accuracy in … Continue reading Pondering Ethics In The Real World, And The Worlds Of Our Imaginations.

Writing, Writing and Continuing to Dream

It's been busy. We've just come back from three weeks overseas in Canada and the US, and I'm about to launch back into my day job, while of course continuing to write.Hague Publishing has just sent the file of Frontier Incursion to the printer. It was released as an eBook in late September 2012, and … Continue reading Writing, Writing and Continuing to Dream

What Makes Us Do The Things We Do?

I've just been watching 60 Minutes, and there's currently a segment on retracing Ernest Shackleton's footsteps.  A modern day Australian explorer is being interviewed about why he and his team recreated Shackleton's journey using only the equipment, food and clothing available to Shackleton.  At one point the interviewer asks "If we were somewhere starving, would … Continue reading What Makes Us Do The Things We Do?