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Every other step that the padre took was accompanied by a heavy thud as his staff thumped down onto the walkway set between the myriad of pipes that gave Conduit – an infamous part of Absalom Station – its alternative name, Pipetown. Passing from lit area into unlit area, he seemed to dissolve each time … Continue reading

What do the 49ers characters look like?

I’m not a good artist. As such, I have to trawl the internet to find an image that slightly resembles the characters I have in mind. I have also tried to not describe the appearance of any characters bar ‘large’ for Gorillas etc. There are a number of reasons for this. The main reason is … Continue reading

What do the 49ers’ uniforms look like?

Those of you who have already read Desperate Times will have seen the image I used to give a general representation. Well, the search continues and I have a couple of images to share with you so that you can get a better mental picture when you’re reading. As soon as I can afford it, … Continue reading

The responsibility of working on someone else’s novel

That’s what I’m currently doing. Or would be if I wasn’t writing this quick blog about how I’m working on someone’s work. That someone is Stewart Hotston, partner-in-crime with regard to Alternative Realities Publishing, and his work is A Family War, a hard sci-fi novel about which you can find out more by looking at his … Continue reading

Raus! Untoten! – Volume 2 cover reveal

To say that I’m over the moon about the cover for Raus! Untoten! 2 is a classic British understatement. I’ve had this sitting on my mac for a couple of days and have taken the odd peek. Every time that I’ve looked at it, I’ve loved it. This is based on an old World War … Continue reading

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