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“Am I a good writer?” It’s a question all writers ask themselves and I’m sure we all answer with a tentative, “Well, I think so.” There is actually only one way to test that question. Put your writing out into the public arena and see what sort of reaction you get. The problem there is […]

The eleventh extract from my soon to be published science fiction novel, The Ragged Edge of Time. Genre: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate History. You can read other extracts clicking #1, #2, #3, #4, #5,  #6, 7#, 8#, 9# or #10. Adolf Hitler Vastos Hugo had never experienced a headache like it before and never wanted to experience one like it again. He was […]

The tenth of several extracts from my soon to be published science fiction novel. Title: The Ragged Edge of Time. Genre: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate History. You can read other extracts clicking #1, #2, #3, #4, #5,  #6, 7#, 8#, or 9#. New York A strong wind was whipping up from the Hudson River east of where Callie and Gideon […]

The ninth of several extracts from my soon to be published science fiction novel. Title: The Ragged Edge of Time. Genre: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate History. You can read other extracts clicking #1, #2, #3, #4, #5,  #6, 7# or 8#. Callie Gideon had blacked out as the TimeSlip device had pulsed, he slowly regained consciousness and was immediately aware […]

The eighth of several extracts from my soon to be published science fiction novel. Title: The Ragged Edge of Time. Genre: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate History. You can read other extracts clicking #1, #2, #3, #4, #5,  #6 or 7#. TimeSlip The engine core was a twenty-metre towering white circular structure held in a secure chamber at the heart […]

The seventh of several extracts from my soon to be published science fiction novel. Title: The Ragged Edge of Time. Genre: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate History. You can read other extracts clicking #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 or #6. Achilles Heel Admiral Ganchen was a short fat man with a propensity to sweat when nervous. By the time his […]

The sixth of several extracts from my soon to be published science fiction novel. Title: The Ragged Edge of Time. Genre: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate History. You can read other extracts clicking #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, or #7. Security Breach Gideon sat amid the array of computers that were scanning his body, checking for anomalies […]

The fifth of several extracts from my soon to be published science fiction novel. Title: The Ragged Edge of Time. Genre: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate History. You can read other extracts clicking #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, or #7. The Dominator The main deflector dish on Hugo’s flagship, the Dominator, was badly in need of realignment, […]

The fourth of several extracts from my soon to be published science fiction novel. Title: The Ragged Edge of Time. Genre: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate History. You can read other extracts clicking #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 or #6. HOrizon Jade Sexton took her seat in the packed auditorium, confident that the process of showing off the latest […]

The Third of several extracts from my soon to be published science fiction novel. Title: The Ragged Edge of Time. Genre: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate History. You can read other extracts clicking #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 or #6. Gideon Prime Gideon Prime awoke to bright lights and a low resonance hum. He looked to his left and […]