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A word can change a mind. A sentence can change a life. A book can change the world

I’m writing a science fiction short called The Dog Walker and as an intro I have my dog walker, a robot named RB43, retrieve a small dog lead from a cupboard where the dog’s food and stuff are all kept. As the story progresses we are introduced to two characters, RB43 and Prince, a golden […]

As we wander down life’s highway, we often hit a bump in the road which could be ill health, loss of a job or maybe your car just won’t start on a cold morning – been there, done that, got all the t-shirts nicely ironed, folded and sat in my drawer. Being an author 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 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 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 […]