Author interview with Jon Rees, astrophysicist

For this interview, I'm happy to introduce Jon Rees, who is a researcher working at UC San Diego. We met several years ago while playing the online game Syrnia. Bit of trivia: we share a birthday - though not the same year! Jon's from South West Wales. He completed a PhD in Physics at Exeter … Continue reading Author interview with Jon Rees, astrophysicist

Very short stories #7

For once, work hasn't been too busy this week. I even had time to read a couple of books and post reviews on Goodreads. If you're interested, here they are: Memorandoms by James Martin: An Astonishing Escape from Early New South Wales by Tim Causer Zeta: Resin Pines by SP Rowell Yes, I know one's … Continue reading Very short stories #7

Forging on

A Quiet Rebellion: Restitution - progress I don't usually post about my writing process or progress—there's no reason it would be of great interest or use to anyone else. After all, I don't post about my daily commute either! But A Quiet Rebellion: Posterity should be ready for publication in a couple of months, and … Continue reading Forging on

Very short stories #6 – and a few tips

March was a pretty busy month for me—three conferences and an academic writing deadline—but I managed to keep up with all the Twitter #vss365 prompts in a timely fashion. For this post, in addition to a few very short stories,I'm sharing some thoughts on how I create them. Bear in mind I'm pretty new to … Continue reading Very short stories #6 – and a few tips